Istanbul Besiktas: Stadium blasts kill at least 13 people – reports

_92917521_hi036831596Two explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, have killed at least 13 people and injured many others, reports say.

Turkish officials said the blasts, believed to be a car bomb and a suicide bomb, had targeted police officers.

Witnesses heard gunfire after the attack, which happened two hours after fans had left the Besiktas stadium.

Turkey has seen a recent spate of militant attacks in major cities that have left dozens of people dead.

No group has said it was behind the attack but a wave of bombings in Turkey this year has been carried. -BBC



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