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A Turkish soldier has reportedly been beheaded on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge by a pro-government mob.
Graphic video footage and images online show the soldier lying on the ground surrounded by a pool of blood.
He can be seen with horrific injuries after the attack.
He reportedly surrendered after last night’s failed coup attempt but was allegedly attacked by pro-government supporters.
More than 2,500 soldiers have been detained by Turkish authorities following the failed coup attempt.
Read more: Mirror
Donald Trump believes that we are now in a world war:
The Muslim President in Turkey also went after the rebels who tried to take back their country:
The once popular Turkish President faced a short but brutal recession that left hundreds dead last night as rebels fought against his increasingly authoritarian leadership.
But he still held enough sway to force the people onto the streets to face armed rebels that helped the government regain control within just five hours.
However, after bringing a decade of unprecedented growth to the nation since taking power in 2000, his grip is now slipping due to an economic slowdown mainly caused by the Arab Spring.
As a member of NATO, civil war could mean NATO forces would be forced to support the government.
Placed in a strategically significant spot geographically, bordering with Syria, Iraq, Iran and Greece, its collapse could be disastrous for the West.
He has to balance his relationship with the West against attacks from ISIS, which have increased since American planes started taking off from Turkish soil.
Read more: Daily Mail