In both cities, gunfire, and explosions have been reported and witnesses have sighted a fighter jet shooting down a helicopter. There are also reports of clashes between military units and police forces. And the coup leaders have imposed martial law. In defiance of this ongoing coup, Erdogan has called upon citizens to come into the streets and protest. Much has happened in a very short span of time, in this report, we will look into the ongoing coup in Turkey and why it’s unlikely to succeed.