PKK militant captured over Istanbul blast
October 07 2016 09:47 AM
Forensic officers work at the scene of a blast near a police station in Istanbul on October 6, 2016
Forensic officers work at the scene of a blast near a police station in Istanbul on October 6, 2016

Reuters/Istanbul

Turkish police have captured a Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant whom they suspect carried out a "motorbike bomb" attack on Thursday that wounded 10 people near an Istanbul police station, the state-run Anadolu Agency said on Friday.

It said a total of six people had been detained in connection with the attack in the Yenibosna neighbourhood, several kilometres from Istanbul Ataturk Airport, the country's largest airport.



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