15 июля


Saga Of July 15

People of Afyonkarahisar  took to the streets.

People of Afyonkarahisar took to the streets.

TIME : 22:37 LOCATION : Afyonkarahisar

Citizens in Afyonkarahisar took to streets upon the call of President Erdoğan on the night of July 15 and protected their country. On the night of coup attempt, Governor of Afyonkarahisar Aziz Yıldırım contacted with soldiers and stated that any illegal action would be prevented.

No soldier got out of Garrison Command and Aegean Region Ammunition Depot Command. While police forces were taking intense security measures throughout the city, people of Afyonkarahisar kept democracy watch until morning in Anıtpark near to Cumhuriyet Square. Brigadier General İsmet Gökhan Gülmez, Supply and Garrison Commander at that time, was arrested.