September 11, 2012 / 9:59 AM / 5 years ago

Istanbul blast caused by suicide bomber: police chief

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An explosion at a police station in a suburb of Turkey's largest city Istanbul on Tuesday was caused by a suicide bomber, Istanbul police chief Huseyin Capkin said.

"First (the attacker) threw a grenade, then blew himself up at the entrance of the police station ... The policeman working at the entrance was killed," Capkin told reporters at the scene.

Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Nick Tattersall, editing by Diana Abdallah

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