Turkish police station hit by car bomb in Istanbul
The explosion rocked the district of Yenibosna on the European side of Istanbul, close to the city's main international airport, CNN-Turk television reported.
Ambulances rushed to the scene, it added, where cars were damaged from the blast.
The area has been sealed off by police on suspicion of a second blast.
Turkey has been rocked by a wave of deadly bomb attacks in the past year carried out by Kurdish rebels or Islamic State group militants.
The Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which has been waging a three-decade long insurgency has been targeting police and military in its campaign for Kurdish autonomy in southeast Turkey.
Witnesses told Turkish TV that they heard a powerful explosion as well as gunshots.
The force of the blast blew out the windows of the police station.Agencies contributed to this story.
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