Turkey shots fired

(CNN) -- Shots have been fired and explosions have been heard in the capital of Turkey as a coup continues, according to the U.S. Embassy in Ankara.

Martial law and a curfew have been imposed in the country. All flights at Istanbul Ataturk Airport have been suspended.

The U.S. Embassy said in a statement: "We urge U.S. citizens to contact family and friends to let them know you are safe. We have seen reports that social media is blocked ... We encourage U.S. citizens to shelter in place and do not go the U.S. Embassy or Consulates at this time."

From CNN's Nimet Kirac in Ankara

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