Explosion rocks central Istanbul square; 10 killed, 15 injured

Initial video from the scene shows a police car overturned while people in the area are rushing and security officials sealed off the area.
An Investigation regarding the blast has been launched immediately.
In recent months, Turkey has been shaken by several terror attacks which claimed over 100 lives.
In July last year, at least 32 people were killed in an explosion in the border city of Suruç, when a suicide bomb targeted a group of youth during a rally in the city of Şanlıurfa province.
Months after the Suruç attack, Turkey’s capital city, Ankara, was rocked by two simultaneous suicide attacks.
The Ankara attack was the deadliest attack in the history of the Turkish Republic as 102 people were killed in the incident. Two suicide bombers detonated themselves in a rally near the capital’s main train station.

via Explosion rocks central Istanbul square; 10 killed, 15 injured.

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