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Updated: July 16, 2016 3:56:49 am
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Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Saturday has offered help to Indian citizens in Turkey as the situation in Turkey continues to grow tense.

Military groups in Turkey attempted a coup in Turkey on Saturday night, as confirmed by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Read| LIVE: Turkey’s Erdogan denounces ‘attempt’ by minority inside army, urges people to take to streets

Vikas Swarup on his twitter account advised the citizens to stay at home.

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He also posted helpline nos which the citizens can call if they need any help.

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