Reports have surfaced from Turkey that a military coup is underway. Turkish tanks supposedly at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. pic.twitter.com/xFHJeyFnW2 https://t.co/jbmUGZbNYY — Patrick Megahan (@PatMegahan) July 15, 2016 Videos of tanks rolling through streets have made their way to Twitter: İSTANBUL-BAYRAMPAŞA ŞUAN pic.twitter.com/AhjuOTA5Kl — HZ. ENES (@Ayyinemikeder) July 15, 2016 Ankara'daki jetler pic.twitter.com/iCTd5ARKVw — Hazal Koptagel (@HazalKoptagel) July 15, 2016 And bridges are being shut down by the military. Soldiers shut down the Istanbul bosphorus bridges. Looks like godzilla is coming. pic.twitter.com/LWEruUEU4q — Cagatay Civici (@cagataycivici) July 15, 2016 Lots of delays at a key Turkish airport. #Turkey #Istanbul Ataturk airport is working but unusual delay is visible pic.twitter.com/nlzkoMx2VF — Putintintin (@putintintin1) July 15, 2016 And jets flying over the city. Right now in the skies of #Ankara, fighter jets flying low. Please let this be some sort of training, I'm scared. pic.twitter.com/GBOIZL1sNZ — Marina Lourenço (@lourenco_marina) July 15, 2016 These rumors have recently been confirmed by the nation’s Prime Minister. Update – Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim says those responsible for what appears to be an attempted coup "will pay the highest price" — Sky News Newsdesk (@SkyNewsBreak) July 15, 2016 Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, avoiding the word “coup,” has said there was an “illegal seizure of power” and that military action was “being taken without the chain of command.” Turkish PM confirms a coup attempt from within the military in Turkey — Cansu Çamlıbel (@cansucamlibel) July 15, 2016 The nation of Turkey is, unfortunately, no stranger to military intervention into the civilian government. Dear Followers. Turkey does this Military Coup thing a LOT 19601971198019931997 No big panic. — Old Holborn ✘ (@Holbornlolz) July 15, 2016 Regardless, this is supremely concerning to the people in Turkey. Whether this coup succeeds or fails, terrified for what it means for the millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey — Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) July 15, 2016 According to the military, they now have control over the government. This has not yet been confirmed. Some people on Twitter claim that government officials have been arrested by the military. Govt leaders been taken in custody as per some sources during #Turkey #Coup — Sleepless in Karachi (@NadiaSuleman) July 15, 2016 The military has put out a statement, saying they have taken control of the country to protect human rights. Hopefully, whatever exactly is going on, will end peacefully.