Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan tells Reuters he vows to continue to fight, saying those who took part in last Friday's attempted military coup were ''inhuman'' and ''immoral.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters, on Thursday, he vows to continue to fight, saying those who took part in last Friday's attempted military coup were "inhuman" and "immoral." "We will continue the fight ... wherever they might be. These people have infiltrated the state organization in this country and they rebelled against the state," he said, calling the actions of Friday night "inhuman" and "immoral". He said the death toll in Turkey had risen to 246 people, excluding the coup plotters, and that 2,185 people were wounded. Soldiers used fighters jets, military helicopters and tanks to strike institutions including parliament, the intelligence agency and Erdogan's palace in Friday's violence in Istanbul and Ankara.