Here you can find all the attacks that have hit Turkey in recent years
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Here you can find all the attacks that have hit Turkey in recent years

At least six people were killed and dozens injured in an explosion on Istanbul’s popular Istiklal pedestrian street. The cause of the explosion was not immediately clear.

This is the first such explosion in Turkey’s largest city in several years. Turkey was hit by a string of deadly bombings between 2015 and 2017 by ISIL (ISIS) and Kurdish outlaw groups.

Al Jazeera has listed all the attacks that have occurred in Turkey in recent years:

July 2015: At least 30 people were killed and nearly 100 injured after an explosion in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc, on the border with Syria.

August 2015: A bomb attack on a police station in Istanbul injured five police officers and two civilians.

October 2015: Twin explosions at a road intersection in the center of the Turkish capital Ankara kill at least 95 people and injure around 200 others.

February 2016: At least 28 people were killed and 60 injured in a car bomb in Ankara.

March 2016: At least 37 people were killed and more than 70 were hospitalized with injuries after a car bomb hit Ankara.

March 2016: At least five were killed and 36 injured after an explosion believed to have been caused by a suicide bomber hit the popular Istiklal Street in Istanbul’s central Taksim Square area.

June 2016: At least 41 people were killed and around 239 others were injured in an attack at Istanbul’s main international airport, Ataturk.

August 2016: More than 50 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide attack on a wedding ceremony in Turkey’s southeastern province of Gaziantep, near the border with Syria.

October 2016: A car bomb attack on a military station kills at least 18 people in southeastern Turkey’s Hakkari province.

November 2016: ISIL claimed responsibility for a car bomb that killed nine people in Kurdish-dominated southeast Turkey.

December 2016: Two explosions hit the Turkish city of Istanbul, killing at least 38 people, mostly police, and injuring more than 160 others.

January 2017: At least 39 people were killed and dozens injured in an attack on a crowded nightclub in Istanbul.

January 2017: An explosion outside a courthouse in the Turkish Aegean city of Izmir killed at least two people, including a police officer, and injured several others, according to a statement from the city’s governor.

July 2019: At least three people were killed in a car bomb explosion in the southern Turkish city of Reyhanli, located near the border with Syria.

September 2019: Seven people were killed and 10 others injured in southeastern Turkey’s Diyarbakir province when an improvised explosive device (IED) planted on a road detonated as a vehicle carrying villagers passed by.

November 2022: At least six people were killed and at least 53 others were injured on Sunday, November 13 when an explosion rocked a busy pedestrian street in central Istanbul.