An act of violence in Istanbul

An act of violence in Istanbul
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A tram stop was blown up in the c
enter of Istanbul at 11.20 on January 12th. A group of German tourists was injured.


As world news agencies reported, the place is surrounded by the police, and specialists on explosive device disposal are at work. 10 people are known to have perished: eight are reported to be Germans, one is from Peru, and the 15 injured have been taken to hospital. One of them is a citizen of South Korea. The exact cause of the explosion is not yet known, but one theory is that this was the actions of a suicide bomber.

To remind you, there are no Russian tourists in Turkey at the moment.