10 Wounded in Blast Near Police Station in Istanbul

jjjTen people were wounded in an explosion near a police station in the Yenibosna neighborhood of Istanbul on the afternoon of Oct. 6, the Istanbul Governor’s Office has announced.

Istanbul Gov. Vasip Şahin said 10 people, all of whom were civilians, were wounded in the blast, which occurred when a bomb placed on a motorcycle was detonated.

He added that all the wounded were in stable condition as they received treatment in hospitals.

Earlier via his Twitter ACCOUNT, the governor said five people had been injured, including one in serious condition.

Crime scene units, firefighters and ambulances were immediately dispatched to the scene after the explosion at around 3:50 p.m.

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