Published On: Tue, Jan 12th, 2016

At least 10 killed as blast hits Istanbul tourist hub


ISTANBUL: At least ten people were killed and 15 wounded Tuesday when a blast of unknown origin rocked the main tourist hub of Turkey’s largest city Istanbul, the governor’s office said.

“Investigations into the cause of the explosion, the type of explosion and perpetrator or perpetrators are underway,” it said in a statement quoted by the Dogan news agency after the blast in the Sultanahmet neighbourhood.643

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