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The Turkish lira just crashed

Elena Holodny

The Turkish lira just crashed following reports of an "uprising in the military."

The currency is down by 5.2% at 3.0200 per dollar as of 4:36 p.m. ET.

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(Investing.com)

Reports say that Turkey's military has staged a coup, closing two major bridges that lead into Istanbul and establishing a major presence on the streets of Istanbul and Ankara. 

The military is telling people that a "curfew has been imposed" and to "go home."

Prime Minister Yildirim told reporters that "This is an attempt" at an uprising.

This is a developing story. Click here for updates.

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