Explosion damages AK Party office in Istanbul

The blast took place at 2:00 a.m. outside the AK Party Neighborhood Contact Bureau in the Cevizli neighborhood in Kartal.

Explosion damages AK Party office in Istanbul

A percussion bomb went off outside the office of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) in Istanbul's Kartal district early on Sunday, damaging the office and an adjacent business.

The blast took place at 2:00 a.m. outside the AK Party Neighborhood Contact Bureau in the Cevizli neighborhood in Kartal. The loud explosion sparked fear among residents and a number of police officers were deployed to the area.

No one was killed or injured as a result of the blast.

Police have launched an investigation to find the perpetrators.

Residents in the area say the AK Party bureau doesn't have a surveillance camera and that this was the third percussion bomb to be thrown in front of the office.

Cihan

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