Blast at Turkey police station kills one

Emergency services carry an injured police officer to the hospital after a suicide bomb attack at the Gazi district police station on September 11, 2012, in Istanbul.  AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC
Emergency services carry an injured police officer to the hospital after a suicide bomb attack at the Gazi district police station on September 11, 2012, in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC

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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • NEW: The blast was caused by a suicide bomber, police say
  • NEW: The attacker throws a hand grenade before exploding his suicide bomb
  • Ambulances rush to the scene, the Anatolia news agency reports
Istanbul (CNN) -- A suicide bombing at a police station in Istanbul killed at least one police officer and left at least four wounded, police in Turkey said Tuesday.
The attacker first threw a hand grenade and then detonated his suicide bomb, Istanbul police chief Huseyin Capkin said in a news conference.
Capkin said police had "more or less" determined the identity of the attacker, a male aged about 25 years old, but were not releasing it.
The police chief did not link the attacker to any organization.
He said there was some uncertainty about the number of wounded. Earlier reports
Read more http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/11/world/europe/turkey-explosion/index.html?eref=edition

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