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One Azerbaijani dead in Istanbul explosion-UPDATE

07 June 2016 [12:37] - TODAY.AZ

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that the explosion in Istanbul is a terrorist attack, the TRT Haber news channel reported June 7.

Cavusoglu noted that currently, the perpetrators of the terrorist attack are being determined.

11:58 (UTC+04:00) Eleven people were killed and 36 more were injured as a result of the explosion in Turkey's Istanbul city, the TRT Haber news channel reported June 7.

Seven of the dead are police officers.

11:12 (UTC+04:00)

Two people were killed and 14 more were injured as a result of the explosion in Turkey's Istanbul city, according to the preliminary data, the Haber7 newspaper reported June 7.

11:02 (UTC+04:00)

The number of the injured as a result of the explosion in Turkey's Istanbul city has reached eight, the TRT TV channel reported June 7.

The health condition of one of the injured is very serious.

Currently, an anti-bomb squad is working at the scene. Turkey's authorities haven't made official statements on the explosion.

10:35 (UTC+04:00)

Five people have been injured as a result of the explosion in Turkey's Istanbul city, the Haber7 newspaper reported June 7.

9:56 (UTC+04:00)

A police car has been blown up in Turkey's Istanbul city, the TRT Haber news channel reported June 7.

Rescuers and fire brigades have arrived at the scene.

Reportedly, the explosion occurred near a bus stop. A shootout began following the explosion.

Several people were injured as a result of the explosion and their exact number is yet to be determined.

Reportedly, the police believe that there is a threat of second explosion.

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