Istanbul Bomb Blast Targeting Police Officers Kills 11: Governor

The blast occurred at a busy intersection near an Istanbul University building

Police detained four people after a car bomb attack on a bus carrying Turkish police officers killed 11 people in Istanbul Tuesday, according to Turkey's state-run news agency. 

Istanbul's governor Vasip Sahin told reporters near the scene that 36 people were wounded in the attack and three of them were in a critical condition. Seven of the dead were police officers, according to Sahin.

The blast occurred at a busy intersection near an Istanbul University building in the city's Beyazit district during the morning rush hour.

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