Update=> Erdogan Holds 1,500 US Servicemen Hostage at Incirlik Over Attempted Coup
Incirlik Air Base in Turkey has been placed on lockdown. The base is used by US, UK, Saudi and Turkish forces to run airstrikes against ISIS.
The power at the base was reportedly cut off after the coup attempt Saturday morning in Ankara and Istanbul.
And flights are grounded.
— Christian Thiels (@ThielsChristian) July 16, 2016
The Erdogan government believes the air base was used to launch attacks during the coup attempt last night.
UPDATE: Turkish official: Gov't has suspicions Incirlik Air Base used to refuel aircraft used in coup attempt. – @DionNissenbaum
— Conflict News (@Conflicts) July 16, 2016
Turkey is holding the US military hostage at Incirlik.
— Jon Williams (@WilliamsJon) July 16, 2016
— Avro (@Avro_Arrow) July 16, 2016