Ankara/New Delhi: The Indian embassy in Turkey has advised all Indians in Turkey to avoid public places and remain indoors until the situation there becomes clearer in view of a military coup. It has also provided emergency help contact numbers.
"Our Embassy in Ankara advises Indian nationals in Turkey to avoid public places and remain indoors until the situation there becomes clearer," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
The Emergency contact numbers for Indian nationals:
In Ankara: +905303142203
In Istanbul: +905305671095
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) July 16, 2016
The Turkish military late on Friday night released a statement claiming to have taken over and martial law has been imposed.
Istanbul (Turkey): Military attempts coup, people gathered to protest against Turkish soldiers pic.twitter.com/WHtpqJZ1sg
— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2016