'I can't forget that night'
Fear and optimism in Turkey one year after failed coup
By Gul Tuysuz and Alper Tugra Cakici, CNN
Updated 1142 GMT (1942 HKT) July 14, 2017
Ankara, Turkey (CNN) -- On the night of July 15 last year, tanks rolled into the streets of Turkey's two largest cities. Soldiers blocked the famous Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, bombs struck the parliament building in the capital Ankara, and a helicopter stolen by rogue pilots was shot down by an F-16 jet.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hundreds of miles away at a seaside resort when the coup, mounted by a faction of the military, got underway. By the time Erdogan emerged to address the nation via FaceTime hours later, it had already begun to fizzle.
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