Army imposes curfew in Turkey: Sky News

Ahram Online , Friday 15 Jul 2016

Turkish military
Turkish military block access to the Bosphorus bridge, which links the city's European and Asian sides, in Istanbul, Turkey, July 15, 2016 (Reuters)

The Turkish army announced a curfew on Friday after it said earlier that it had assumed power over Turkey, in what the prime minister has termed an illegal act, Skew News Arabia reported.

"The power in the country has been seized in its entirety," said a military statement read on NTV television, without giving further details., AFP reported. The military's website was not immediately accessible.

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