10:22 Jul. 16, 2016
More than 1,000 injured in an attempted coup
The death toll from an attempted coup by Turkish soldiers overnight has risen to 90, Reuters reported on Saturday referring to the state-run Anadolu Agency.
Hundreds of injured are being treated in the hospitals across the country.
800 people are hospitalized in Ankara, Turkey's capital, and 200 more in Istanbul, according to a tweet from Kerem Kinik, the President of the Red Crescent in Turkey.
The total number of wounded, according to Kinik, is 1,000 at this time.
Our nation has resisted against the military coup and the junta were defeated. Over 100 causalities 1000 injured pic.twitter.com/kCKL9WqqDO— Dr Kerem Kınık (@drkerem) July 16, 2016
After a night of explosions, gunfire and tanks rolling along the streets, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkey Saturday that an attempted military coup was over and the government was in charge.
However, the tension in the country remains high, with at least one air base is still in control of the insurgents.