An explosion has hit overpass near metro station at Bayrampaşa in Istanbul, local media report. At least one person killed and several people injured.

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​At least one person was killed and six injured in an explosion in Istanbul.

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According to preliminary reports, the explosion has been caused by a roadside bomb. ​​A large number of ambulances and firefighters arrived at the scene. All train operations have been suspended.

Dozens of people have been evacuated, based on tweets from the scene, as officials investigate into the situation.

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