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.

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

Police stand guard at a barrier blocking access at the scene.


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