Deadly Blast in Istanbul’s Historic Sutanahmet District Kills 10

An explosion at Istanbul’s popular historic Sultanahmet district kills 10 and injures 15 people.

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An explosion at Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet district, which is popular with tourists, has killed 10 and injured 15 people.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately known.

NTV, a private television channel, said the explosion was close to a park that is home to a landmark obelisk.

The state-run Anadolu Agency says several police and medics were sent to the area.

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