A large explosion occurred on Thursday near a courthouse in the Turkish city of Izmir, injuring at least 10 people, local media reported.
The explosion near the courthouse in Izmir was caused by a car bomb, the secretary general of the city municipality Bugra Gokce confirmed to the CNN Turk.
The Reina nightclub on Istanbul’s European side was attacked during New Year’s Eve celebrations by a man who, according to witnesses, was talking in Arabic. The attacker is said to have opened fire from a Kalashnikov assault rifle.
At least 39 people were killed, including more than 20 foreigners, and almost 70 were injured as a result of the attack. A manhunt is underway. The Islamic State terrorist group, outlawed in many countries, including Russia, has taken responsibility for the attack.