ISTANBUL: At least 10 people were killed and 15 others wounded after an explosion rocked a central Istanbul square on Tuesday, Turkey’s Haberturk television said.
The blast may have been caused by a suicide bomber, Haberturk said, without citing its sources. There was no official word on the case of the blast, which took place in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet square, a major tourist attraction in Turkey’s most populous city.
Police have sealed off a central Istanbul square in the historic Sultanahmet district.
Ambulances rushed to the scene of the explosion in Sultanahmet square, close to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, in a major tourist area of Turkey’s most populous city.