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Explosions in Istanbul kill 29 people, injure 166


12-11-2016 12:43 BJT

29 people have been killed after two bomb blasts struck a football stadium in Istanbul. Witnesses also heard gunfire after Saturday night's explosions. So far there's been no claim of responsibility for the attack. 

Turkish President made a statement regarding this attack. He stated that there were casualties due to the terrorist attack that took place on Saturday night. He also emphasized that Turkey would continue fighting terrorism with determination.

The terrorist attack took place with two explosions: one right outside the stadium, the other one at a park close to the stadium. The one at the park is believed to be a suicide attack.// This attack took place one hour after an important football match. The game had already ended, so the fans had already dispersed. There were a lot of riot police at the scene to protect the fans.

It seems the target of the terrorist attack were the Turkish riot police. Crime scene investigation unit is there at the scene. They are collecting evidence and trying to find out who is responsible for the attack. No one has claimed responsibility so far. We are expecting the Turkish government is going to make a statement in the upcoming days regarding who is responsible for the attack Saturday night in Istanbul.

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