Istanbul explosion: At least six killed and 53 injured in city centre blast

An explosion has rocked a popular pedestrian street in Istanbul, leavingat least six dead and 52 injured.The city’s governor confirmed a blast hit the busy Istiklal Avenue on Sunday afternoon (13 November).Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed the explosion was caused by a bomb.The Turkish president also vowed that those who waged terrorism against the country would fail.Recep Tayyip Erdogan said authorities were working to “uncover the perpetrators of this treacherous attack”.AP/The Independent/Reuters