Police officer killed in Istanbul suicide bombing

Two individuals including a police officer were killed and four others were seriously injured in a blast outside a police station in the Sultangazi district of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city on Tuesday.

The blast occurred outside the Sultangazi station, the Anatolia news agency reported on Tuesday.

The attacker came running towards the police station in the central Sultangazi neighbourhood and blew himself up at the entrance, partially caving in the front door and the ceiling, said witnesses.

Ambulances and rescue personnel had been deployed to the scene.

Sultangazi is a largely residential working class district on the northern edge of central Istanbul.

Source: Agencies

 

 

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