Image: Police officers inspect the area after the bomb attack

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Bomb Blast in Istanbul Kills 11

A car bomb attack targeting a bus carrying Turkish police officers killed 11 people, Istanbul's governor said Tuesday.

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Image: Police officers and rescuers inspect the site of a bomb attack that targeted a police bus

Police officers and rescuers inspect the site of a bomb attack at a busy intersection near an Istanbul University building in the city's Beyazit district on Tuesday. At least 11 people were killed in the blast. 

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Image: Police officers inspect the area after the bomb attack

Police officers inspect the area after the blast. Istanbul's governor, Vasip Sahin, said seven of the dead were police officers and that 36 people were wounded in the attack-three critically.

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Image: Police officers and emergency services work at the scene of the attack

Police officers and emergency services work at the scene of the attack.

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Image: People are restricted behind police lines at the scene

Police lines restrict access to the scene. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.

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Image: A man grimaces close to the scene of the attack

A man grimaces close to the scene of the attack.

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Image: A police officer stands next to the wreckage of a vehicle at the scene

A police officer stands next to the wreckage of a vehicle.

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Image: Police officers and rescuers inspect the site of the explosion

Police officers and rescuers inspect the site of the explosion.

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Image: A person removes glass shattered by the blast from the entrance of a shop

A person removes shattered glass from the entrance of a shop near the scene. The force of the explosion damaged nearby buildings. 

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Image: Hotel maids react at a window near the site of the attack

Hotel maids react at a window near the site of the attack.

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Image: Police officers inspect the scene

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