Istanbul rocked by blast near police station

The blast reportedly took place near a police station (Getty)

Thursday, October 6, 2016

An explosion has ripped through the Turkish capital of Istanbul, according to reports.

The blast occurred near a police station and the city's Ataturk airport.

Local media have reported at least one person was injured in the blast.

Images have appeared on Twitter purportedly showing the devastation after the explosion.

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