20 wounded as a result of 2 explosions in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey (WJBF) – At least 20 people have been wounded as a result of two explosions at Besiktas Vodafone Arena Football Stadium Saturday night.

Twin explosions near Besiktas Vodafone Arena football stadium, one large followed by one small, happened late Friday night in Istanbul just after a football game, according to CNN Turkey.

“A car bomb” was the source of the explosion, according to Turkish state news agency TRT, citing the Interior Minister. TRT reports the car bomb were targeting the riot police.

At least 20 people have been wounded as a result of two explosions at Besiktas Vodafone Arena football stadium Saturday night in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s official state news agency Anadolu.

CNN Turk reports the two explosions were followed by gunfire.

There was a game Saturday at the football arena, however, the explosions occurred following the game.

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