An explosion hit Istanbul's Beyazıt district at the Vezneciler metro station as a riot police shuttle bus was passing on Tuesday morning, killing 12, injuring 42 others.
The explosion took place at the metro station close to Istanbul University at around 8:30 am.
A number of gunshots were reportedly heard after the explosion Istanbul's Beyazıt district, but it has not been confirmed whether there was a clash or not.
Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency (AA) reported later on in the day that four suspects were detained in connection with the attack.
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