15 июля


Saga Of July 15

People and soldiers  stood together

People and soldiers stood together

TIME : 23:45 LOCATION : Osmaniye

On the night of July 15, citizens collaborated with soldiers and acted in unison in Osmaniye. Mayor, Governor, Police Chief and Gendarmerie Commander of Osmaniye came together and collaborated to prevent any problem in the city. That night, when Brigadier General Bekir Ercan Van, Commander of İncirlik Air Base who was one of the top level coup plotters understood that he was surrounded, he asked gendarmerie unit in Osmaniye for help. Commanders in the unit in Osmaniye refused the illegal orders. Citizens who took to streets upon the call of the President Erdoğan kept democracy watch in Cumhuriyet Square.