Turkey: explosions at Istanbul football stadium cause multiple casualties – “terrorist attacks”
Turkish authorities have reported that a major soccer stadium in Istanbul was hit by at least two explosions on Saturday night, in which around 20 police were wounded.
Witnesses said more police were deployed and had cordoned off the area as smoke rose from the newly built Besiktas Stadium. They said gunfire had also been heard in what appeared to have been an armed attack on police. The private NTV channel said the target of the attack was a bus containing riot police. – READ MORE