10 killed, 15 wounded in Istanbul bomb blast

12 января, 2016 16:23

Dushanbe, 12.01.2015. (NIAT «Khovar»). — An explosion in the heart of Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet tourist district has killed at least ten people and wounded 15.

Some local media reports said a suicide bomber may have been responsible.

Several bodies lay on the ground in the Sultanahmet square, close to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, a major tourist area of Turkey’s most populous city.

The Istanbul governor’s office said the authorities were investigating the type of explosive used and who might have been responsible for the attack.

It said ten people were killed and 15 wounded but gave no further details.

12 января, 2016 16:23

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