bomb targets police, kill 11 in Istanbul:
A car bomb hit a police vehicle in Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36, the fourth bombing to hit the city this years. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but turkey has seem a recent increase in violence linked to Kurdish rebels or to the Islamic state which has found recruits and established cells in the country. Speaking at the scene of the blast in Benghazi district, Istanbul Gov. Vasili basin said a bomb placed inside a car detonated as a police vehicle passed by. The dead were seven police officer and four civilians. At least three of the wounded were in serous condition. Sahib declined to comment on who may be behind the attack and authorities imposed a news. Blackout preventing media from reporting details of the probe in turkey citing concerns over security and police and forensic efforts to investigates the attack. Such bans primarily affect the diffusion from other soured Via the internet or satellite dishes.” We urge the government to hold off on who news bans which are actually not effective at all” Said guru overt, the turkey representative for the committee to protect journalists calling, the bans a violation of press freedom and people’s right to be informed. News bans became commonplace after a 2013 bombing attack in rectilinear the border with Syria, which killed 52 people. Since then turkey has witnessed a resurgence of conflict with Kurdish rebels and growing spillover from the war in Syria. In a sign of escalating conflict both on the Kurdish and ISIS, the pace of violence has accelerated and areas to major cities, including Kara, the capital. Istanbul alone has endured two bombings targeting security forces and two hitting tourism sites in 2016. These attacks have contributed to a dip in tourism and taken a toll on the economy. Tuesday’s bomb went off a busting Istanbul neighborhood just north of the golden horn, where the Bosporus strait meets the sea of Marmara. There areas is home to the offices of provincial authorities, three universities and ancient sites including roman era aqueducts.