Major explosion rocks Istanbul: Authorities suspect terror attack


Rescue teams are seen in Istanbul, Turkey after an explosion in the central part of the city on 12 January. Reuters


The blast took place in the historic Sultanahmet district in Istanbul. While ten people died, 15 sustained injuries. Reuters


Turkish authorities have expressed suspicion that the blast in Turkey's biggest city could be a terror attack. Reuters


The explosion is the latest in a series of similar explosions in Turkey in the past few months. Reuters


Police forensic experts work on the scene of the explosion. Recently, Turkey had arrested several members of the IS, saying that they had planned attacks. Reuters

Updated Date: Jan 12, 2016 16:09 PM

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