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Blast in Istanbul: 4 dead (UPDATED 1)

Turkey Materials 22 June 2010 12:35
EDITOR’s NOTE: details added about dead and injured individuals
Blast in Istanbul: 4 dead (UPDATED 1)

EDITOR's NOTE: details added about dead and injured individuals

The number of victims of the morning blast in Istanbul reached four, three of them are soldiers, and one is a child. As a result of the blast nine people were injured, CNN Turk reports.

The blast took place near to the military unit. The blast in the bus carrying the Turkish soldiers happened due to explosion of fragmentation mine.

Security measures are intensified due to the incident in Istanbul.

In early June, June 8, as a result of attack on police bus 15 people were injured. According to the representatives of local law enforcement agencies, homemade bomb with distance control blew up on the route of the bus.

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