Azerbaijani wounded in Istanbul blast identified

Azerbaijani wounded in Istanbul blast identified
# 07 June 2016 15:41 (UTC +04:00)

He is wounded in his leg and is in the surgery department of Haseki Hospital.

 

The victim told APA’s Turkey correspondent that he has already been operated on. He said he is in normal condition and feels good. Murad added that he had come to the city in order to visit his relatives living there. 

 

A car carrying mobile police forces came under attack at Vezneciler neighborhood early Tuesday morning. An explosion occurred while the police car was passing by a car parked. Then a second explosion followed. The incident killed 12 people—7 police officers and 5 civilians. 35 people were wounded in the blast. Two of them are in critical condition.

 

The terrorist act is believed to have been devised by the PKK.

 

Note that local media is not permitted to release official information only. 

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