Turkey PM convenes emergency security meeting after Istanbul blast

Ankara, Turkey: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday convened an emergency security meeting of key ministers and officials after a suspected attack on Istanbul's tourist hub of Sultanahmet left 10 people dead.

Policemen secure an area at the historic Sultanahmet district, which is popular with tourists, after an explosion in Istanbul. AP

Policemen secure an area at the historic Sultanahmet district, which is popular with tourists, after an explosion in Istanbul. AP

Those taking part in the meeting include the powerful Interior Minister Efkan Ala and spy chief Hakan Fidan, the Anatolia news agency said.

AFP


Published Date: Jan 12, 2016 04:56 pm | Updated Date: Jan 12, 2016 04:56 pm


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