An explosion occurred on Taksim Istiklal, one of Istanbul’s main streets. According to preliminary reports, Governor Arijelikaya reported that the blast on Istiklal Street resulted in four fatalities and 38 injuries.
The explosion took place around 4:13 pm. In Istanbul’s Beyoglu district, on Istiklal Street. Numerous law enforcement and medical personnel were dispatched to the area.
People could be seen fleeing the streets of Besiktas and Sisley when explosions were heard.
Istiklal Street was closed by police. The area has been cleared of those who were in the street during the blast.
Numerous storefront windows on the street were shattered. Locals who were startled by the explosion took refuge in nearby establishments.
Governor Arijelikaya of Istanbul claimed that the explosion on Istiklal Street resulted in the deaths of four individuals and injured 38 others. Our wounded are being cared for. We pray for God’s mercy on those who have passed away. I hope for a speedy recovery for the injured party. This information will be shared with the general public.
Ekrem Mamolu, mayor of Istanbul, said: “Our health and safety team needs assistance in preventing postings that can incite fear and panic. He declared that we would provide all relevant regional sections with health information.
The Istanbul Attorney General’s Office is investigating the bombing of Istiklal Street Square.
Five government agencies undertook the probe. The Istanbul Peace Criminal Court also banned all social media and audiovisual news outlets discussing the bombing.
The Supreme Radio and Television Council issued a statement declaring, “The bombing in Istanbul is off-limits for transmission. He stated that all of our media outlets had reported it.
Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu and Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag flew to Istanbul in response to the explosion in the Beyoglu neighborhood on Istiklal Street.
Ministers Soylu and Bozda changed their minds and relocated to Istanbul, as evidenced by the material obtained.