Four Dead, 38 Injured After Explosion Rocks Busy Street In Istanbul

Update (0956ET):

VOA’s Steve Herman reported four people died and 38 were injured on a highly traveled street in central Istanbul after an explosion. 

Update: Four dead, 38 injured in explosion on the main pedestrian thoroughfare in Istanbul, #Turkey, according to officials.

— Steve Herman (@W7VOA) November 13, 2022

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A shocking video has surfaced on social media of what appears to be an explosion on a busy pedestrian street in Istanbul, Turkey.

GRAPHIC : Explosion in Istanbul busy pedestrian street

— حسن سجواني ?? Hassan Sajwani (@HSajwanization) November 13, 2022

There are no official reports on causalities, but the aftermath in the incident area shows numerous people lying on the ground. 

#Breaking: Just in – Reports of an explosion in “#Istanbul“, #Turkey, reports of multiple people injured.

— Sotiri Dimpinoudis (@sotiridi) November 13, 2022

Prayers for #Turkey brothers ♥️???? An explosion has been reported in #Istanbul’s iconic #Istiklal street. 5 dead , 36 injured according to Arab News.

— Gul Gee, The Crypto Guru ⚪ (@GulGeeOfficial) November 13, 2022

Consulate General of Russia is located on Istiklal Street in Istanbul.

Whether Russian diplomats were killed or injured is still unknown. The bomb was set off by a suicide bomber.

Previously, at least 11 people were injured, and four died. Istiklal Street is now blocked

— Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil (@ivan_8848) November 13, 2022

Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya confirmed the explosion at 4:20 p.m. local time. He said, “there are casualties and injuries.” 

Broadcaster CNN Turk said eleven people were injured. The street was crowded with people as it’s a popular area for tourists. 


Tyler Durden
Sun, 11/13/2022 – 09:56


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