Airstrike Engulfs Protesters In Turkey’s Capital [VIDEO]

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Turkish state-run media outlet Anadolu Agency released footage of an alleged coup airstrike targeting the Turkish capital of Ankara Wednesday.

The incredible video appears to show a group of protesters outside of a parking lot. Moments later, a massive explosion engulfs the area, sending the camera capturing the footage flying onto the ground.


Anadolu’s website provided few details regarding the strike, saying only that the protesters were “caught up” in a bombing raid.

A group of Turkish military officials engaged in a failed coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday. Approximately 232 people were killed during the attempted overthrown, while another 1,400 were wounded.

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