Explosion rocks Istanbul, killing 10 and injuring 15 others

An explosion rocked a central square in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 15 others, the Istanbul governor’s office said.

The city’s Sultanahmet Square was swarming security forces and ambulances in the aftermath of the blast.

“Investigations continue about the explosion’s cause, the explosive’s types, the perpetrator/perpetrators of the event,” said Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin.

No group immediately claimed responsibility.

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