Honeymooners in Istanbul post videos during/after coup

Meaghan Flood and Carl Newton, of Atlanta, were on the final days of a belated honeymoon in Istanbul when a military coup attempted to overthrow the government Friday.

The couple spent the evening in the Istanbul Ritz Carlton and were attempting to leave the country Saturday.

“There was just a pretty big explosion near our hotel, and we can hear some gunfire,” Flood says during one of several videos posted during the ordeal.

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is using their videos with the couple’s permission:

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