Turkish official: 29 killed, 166 wounded in twin bombings

Posted at 9:49 PM, Dec 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-10 22:00:05-05

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s interior minister says two blasts at an Istanbul soccer match has killed have 29 people and wounded 166 others.

The blasts occurred outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home.

The twin Saturday night bombings inflicted high casualties among police, killing 27 officers, as well as 2 civilians.

In an address early Sunday, the minister said 10 people had been arrested in connection with the attacks.