Explosion in the heart of Turkey’s Istanbul kills six, injures 81

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the blast on a busy Istanbul thoroughfare was a ‘treacherous attack’.

Six people have been killed and 81 others wounded as an explosion rocked a busy pedestrian street in central Istanbul, in an incident that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called a bomb attack that “smells like terrorism”.