Explosion in Istanbul: 11 people killed

In Istanbul, near a bus station in Beyazit, a car bomb attack targeting a police bus killed 11 people, 4 of them being civilians. 36 people are injured.

At 8.40, a massive explosion happened in Beyazit, Istanbul.

Istanbul Governor Vasip Şahin made statement after the blast. According to the governor, 7 police officers and 4 civilians were killed in the bombing attack. Also, 36 people were injured.

It is thought that the attack targeted a police bus, which was on its way to Istanbul University. The explosives were remotely detonated as the vehicle passed through the busy Vezneciler district.


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