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Turkey: Istanbul: bomb explosion in Yenibosna district

ISTANBUL — A bomb placed on a motorcycle has exploded near a police station in Istanbul on Thursday, wounding at least five people, a senior official said.

Vasip Sahin, the governor for Istanbul, said on his Twitter account that the explosion near the police station in Yenibosna district was caused by bomb mounted on a motorcycle. One of the injured people was in serious condition, he said.

The private Dogan news agency said several parked cars were damaged in the blast which also smashed windows of nearby buildings.