At 10.20 a.m. in Istanbul’s historical Sultanahmet region bomb exploded.
According to preliminary information, during the explosion a police car overturned, there are injured persons.
Ambulance and security forces arrived in the place of incident. Also firefighters and pyrotechnics work there. In the explosion’s place there is flipped over police car.
The governor’s administration in Istanbul informed that according to preliminary information, by cause of an explosion 10 people died and 15 persons were injured. Among the aggrieved persons there are tourists.
We consider the version that it was the terrorist attack. Investigators try to determine the kind of explosive item and identify the persons who were involved in the terrorist attack.
It emerged that among the injured persons there are tourists from Germany and, according to “Yonhap,” South Korean citizen.
In Sultanahmet region is situated the same name square, there it’s located Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.