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Turkey: over a dozen dead after two blasts in Istanbul
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Turkey: over a dozen dead after two blasts in Istanbul

by firstsource newsDecember 10, 2016

Explosions took place hours after match between two of country’s top teams

Two explosions, one thought to have been a suicide bomb, killed 15 people and wounded 69 outside a football stadium in Istanbul a Turkish official has said, in an attack that appeared to target police hours after a match between two of ’s top teams.

Interior minister Süleyman Soylu described the blasts outside the Vodafone Arena, home to Istanbul’s Beşiktaș football team, as a “cruel plot”. One of the explosions was directly outside the stadium, while the suspected suicide bomber struck in the adjacent Macka park, he told reporters.

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