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In Istanbul: Bomb explosion hits tourists shopping area

Police arriving scene of explosion

Turkish media report that six people have been confirmed injured in the bomb blast.

There are reports that a bomb explosion has hit Istiklal Street, a tourist shopping area in Istanbul, Turkey.

BBC reports that the explosion was an alleged suicide bomb attack which has left one person dead.

Read: Bombs kill 95 at pro-Kurdish rally in capital

Further reports by the Turkish media say six people have been confirmed injured in the bomb blast.

Frequently hosting tourists – especially on weekends – the attack on Istiklal Street, is coming barely a week after an attack in the capital, Ankara, killed 37 people.

The attack was claimed by a Kurdish militant group, saying it was in revenge for Turkish military operations against Kurds.

Earlier in the year, there was an attack on a tourist centre in Istanbul. Watch the video here >>>

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