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Explosion on Istanbul's Istiklal street, casualties reported

An explosion on Istanbul's Istiklal street Sunday has left people dead and injured, an official said.

“An explosion occurred at around 4.20 p.m. local time. Our police, health, fire and AFAD teams were sent to the scene,” Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said on Twitter.

“Developments will be shared with the public,” he added.


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