Suspected Car Bomb Injures 1 Near Istanbul Airport

Police forensic experts examine the scene of blast in Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 6, 2016.

An explosion has been reported near a police station close to Istanbul’s Ataturk airport.

At least one person has been injured by what Dogan news agency has said was a car bomb. The injured person has been admitted to the hospital in critical condition, it added.

Turkey has been hit by a wave of attacks in the past year, carried out both by Islamic State and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK.


SOURCE: VOA News Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.