The soldiers who attempted a military coup opened fire on people gathered at the parliament and General Staff buildings, Anadolu news agency reported, adding that there were casualties.
The prosecutor’s office has announced that at least 60 people were killed during the coup attempt. Earlier, it said 42 people had been killed in Ankara.
The presidential palace in Ankara was hit by a bomb dropped by one of the aircraft controlled by the pro-coup military, NTV reported. Footage of black smoke rising from the area has been posted on Twitter.
The aircraft was allegedly an F-16 jet and it dropped two bombs, Daily Sabah reported, adding that people were injured in the attack. Earlier, images on Twitter allegedly showed a human shield around the fence of the presidential complex.
Five people died as bombs landed near the presidential palace in Ankara, state-run Anadolu Agency said.
Parallel state members attempting military coup open fire on civilians near Parliament, General Staff; casualties reported