In Istanbul, an explosion thundered on Istiklal Street, Turkish media report this, publishing a video. It is preliminary known about 11 injured and four dead.
Istiklal is located in the center of the Beyoglu district. It is one of the most popular tourist streets in Istanbul. The Russian consulate is also located on it, according to Baza, the explosion occurred 400 meters from it. Turkish authorities have not yet confirmed the cause of the explosion and the number of casualties.
The governor of Istanbul said that the explosion occurred around 16:20 local time (same time Moscow time) on Istiklal Street. In a tweet, he described that there were both "injured and injured," without providing further details.