MILITARY COUP ATTEMPT ANNIVERSARY
The coup attempt 2016 in Turkey, which was successfully prevented, had its 1st anniversary on the 15th of July 2017 and was celebrated nationwide under the name of Democracy and Unity Day. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on the Bosphorus Bridge, which was renamed '15th of July Martyr's Bridge' as well as on the Taksim Square in Istanbul. The coup attempt left 249 people dead and nearly 2,200 injured.
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