An explosion hit Istanbul’s Beyazıt district at the Vezneciler metro station as a riot police shuttle bus was passing on Tuesday morning. The explosion took place at the metro station close to Istanbul University at around 8:30 am.Five police officers, including one who is in critical condition, have been reported as injured. A number of gunshots were reportedly heard after the explosion but it has not been confirmed whether there was a clash or not.
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