At least 26 security forces wounded in bus explosion in Istanbul
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
AA PhotoAt least 26 police officers were wounded in an explosion in Istanbul’s Aksaray neighborhood on Sept. 20.
The bus carrying riot police officers, who had been deployed to Istanbul’s Yenikapı district to provide security for an anti-terror rally, exploded from a blast at its LPG fuel depot, according to initial reports. At least 20 police officers and 6 municipal police officers are wounded in the blast on Aksaray Namık Kemal Street. A fire engine was sent to the area to extinguish the fire.