Security forces alarmed over suspicious bag in Istanbul

ISTANBUL: A back pack which was abandoned at a bus stop in Istanbul’s Besiktas district led to panic in the city on early Monday.

People who noticed the back pack at the bus stop called the police at around 1: 30 a.m. Police along with bomb disposal team arrived at the scene. Police closed the road to traffic and a bomb specialist detonated the bag. Some books were determined in the bag.

After an inspection, police reopened traffic.