15 июля


Saga Of July 15

Citizens and soldiers stood together.

Citizens and soldiers stood together.

TIME : 22:32 LOCATION : Bayburt

On the night of July 15, citizens and military stood together and acted in unison in Bayburt. Mayor, Governor, Provincial Police Chief and Gendarmerie Commander of Bayburt came together and collaborated to prevent any problem in the city. In front of Gendarmerie Regiment Command and military garrison buildings in Bayburt were blocked off with vehicles of municipality and civilians. It was ordered that any soldier would not go out. People of Bayburt started to take to streets around 22.30. After the call of President Erdogan, men-women, young and old alike took to the streets and kept democracy watch. Citizens waited until the early hours of the morning when the coup attempt was repelled.