Explosion reported near subway station in İstanbul

An explosion occurred near a subway station in İstanbul’s central Bayrampasa neighborhood on Tuesday.Mayor of Istanbul’s Bayrampasa district says explosion near metro station caused by bomb. Istanbul governorship said, one person was injured during the explosion. Footage from the scene showed ambulances and fire trucks have been dispatched to the scene of the blast.

Photographs on social media showed what appeared to be dozens of people walking alongside over ground train tracks after the explosion smashed windows of a train.

Although İstanbul’s metro is largely underground, it runs above ground in some places, including around Bayrampasa.