Gunshots Heard as Soldiers Enter Building of Broadcaster CNN Turk

CNN Turk halts news broadcast, presenter says soldiers in the studio control room. Gunfire on CNN Turk broadcast loud voices of confrontation.


Private Turkish news broadcaster CNN Turk has stopped broadcasting early on Saturday morning, after the presenter said soldiers had entered the building.

Gunshots were heard on live broadcast shortly after the presenter added the soldiers had entered the station’s control room.

It follows state broadcaster TRT being taken off air by coup soldiers on Friday evening, but broadcasting resumed three hours later after government forces took control of the building.