Watch troops surrender on live TV after a failed coup attempt in Turkey

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Screenshot via CNN Turk

An apparently failed coup attempt in Turkey has led to the arrests and detainment of hundreds of suspected rogue soldiers, according to the country’s state-run Anadolu agency and the Ministry of the Interior.

More than 250 people were killed during the violent uprising that began late Friday night, Turkish officials said, plunging a critical NATO member and American ally into chaos.

After troops belonging to a faction of Turkey’s armed forces attempted to overrun the government, supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stormed the streets in protest.

After the hours-long ordeal, many more Turkish troops were arrested. Video of troops surrendering with their hands up was broadcast live on CNN Turk.

Watch the footage below:

Turkish troops who occupiedthe Istanbul bridge surrender live on TV. pic.twitter.com/sy2tu95m5v

pic.twitter.com/sy2tu95m5vJuly16, 2016