Live updates: Turkey military coup attempt

(CNN)After a night of explosions, gunfire and tanks rolling along the streets of Istanbul and Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkey Saturday that an attempted military coup was over and the government was in charge.

Here is what we know so far:
  • At least 161 people died and another 1,440 people were injured across the country
  • Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said at a press conference Saturday the situation was under control
  • A total of 2,839 military officers have been detained, a source in the President’s office said
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