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Istanbul's Tourist District Hit by Explosion

An explosion in a popular tourist zone in Istanbul, Turkey, killed at least 10 people and wounded 15 others on Tuesday, officials said.

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Emergency services attend to the scene after the explosion near the Ottoman-era Sultanahmet mosque, known as the Blue mosque.
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Image: Police secure the area after an explosion in central Istanbul

Police secure the area after the explosion.
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Image: A Police forensic expert works on the scene of an explosion in central Istanbul

A Police forensic expert works at the scene.
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Image: Turkish police block access to the Blue Mosque area

Police block access to the Blue Mosque area.
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Image: Police search the area at the historic Sultanahmet district

Police search the area at the historic Sultanahmet district.
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Image:Armed police near the scene of the explosion

Armed police near the scene of the explosion.
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Image:Emergency personnel work at the scene

Emergency personnel work at the scene.
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Police stand guard at a barrier blocking access at the scene.

 

Read: Istanbul's Sultanahmet District Hit By Blast

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