Suspicious suitcase causes concern in Istanbul

ISTANBUL: A suitcase which was left opposite of Istanbul Municipality building alarmed security forces in Istanbul’s Fatih district on early Tuesday.

People called the police when getting suspected about the abandoned suitcase. Arriving at the scene, police closed the area to traffic and public entrance. A bomb specialist detonated the object which turned out to be empty. After an inspection on the suitcase by the police and bomb squad, traffic was reopened.