20 injured in Istanbul explosions

Istanbul, Dec 11 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in two explosions that hit central Istanbul late on Saturday, the authorities said.

The blast happened two hours after a football match at the Vodafone Arena between Besiktas and Bursaspor concluded, BBC reported.

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said: “It is thought to be a car bomb at a point where our special forces police were located, right after the match at the exit where Bursaspor fans exited, after the fans had left.

“We have no information on the number of dead. God willing we hope there won’t be any,” he added.

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