Turkey: Explosion in Istanbul kills 10

12 Jan 2016


Istanbul, Jan 12: An explosion in Turkish city Istanbul's Sultanahmet area has killed at least 10 people on Tuesday, media reports said.

The explosion has left 15 others injured.

The explosion occurred close to the Blue Mosque.

It happened at around  10:00 local time.

"While police officers accent on a possibility of suicide bomb attack, the cause of the blast has not been identified so far," Dogan News AGency reported.  

The police have sealed off the area.

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