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.— OSMAN ORSAL / Reuters
Police secure the area after the explosion.— OSMAN ORSAL / Reuters
A Police forensic expert works at the scene.— OSMAN ORSAL / Reuters
Police block access to the Blue Mosque area.— OZAN KOSE / AFP - Getty Images
Police search the area at the historic Sultanahmet district.— Lefteris Pitarakis / AP
Armed police near the scene of the explosion.— OZAN KOSE / AFP - Getty Images
Emergency personnel work at the scene.— SEDAT SUNA / EPA
— OZAN KOSE / AFP - Getty Images
Police stand guard at a barrier blocking access at the scene.