The incident occurred in the port Haydarpasha, at night, in the parking lot. Presumably, a car, which fired and exploded, had Ukrainian numbers.
According to local mass media, a series of powerful explosions sounded in the Asian part of Istanbul, next to the railway station and the port Haydarpasha.
It was reported that there is one injured. It is the car’s driver. The injured was transferred to the hospital. Firefighters arrived at the explosion’s place and put out a fire. The police launched an inquiry the incident.
The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine reported to “Interfax” that the consulate in Istanbul finds out driver’s citizenship.
According to preliminary version, in the parking lot at the station a fuel tank of car exploded. Then it burst into flame and the smoke spurted out.
Turkish police launched an inquiry. The authorities still haven’t commented the incident.