Turkish minister: 38 killed, 166 wounded in twin bombings

The twin Saturday night bombings inflicted high casualties among police, killing 27 officers, as well as 2 civilians.

Published: 11th December 2016 04:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th December 2016 03:34 PM   |  A+A-

Rescue and medics carry a wounded person after attacks in Istanbul, late Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016.| AP


ISTANBUL: The death toll from twin bombings near an Ankara football stadium has risen to 38 and left 166 people injured, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Sunday.

A total of 30 police, seven civilians and an unidentified person have been killed in the blasts, Soylu said.

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