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Istanbul rocked by dual blasts

Updated 9:42 PM ET, Sat December 10, 2016
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Forensic officials work at the scene of explosions near the Besiktas football club stadium following an attack in Istanbul late Saturday, December 10. At least 29 people were killed and 166 wounded Saturday night in twin explosions in Istanbul, according to a senior Turkish official who can't be named because of government protocol. Ismail Coskun/IHA/AP
Firefighters carry a dead body through the roof of the stadium at the scene of the explosions. AP
Forensic officials work at the scene of the explosions. Ismail Coskun/IHA/AP
Rescue services rush to the scene of the explosions near the Besiktas football club stadium. Emrah Gurel/AP
Police officers stand inside a damaged bus after an explosion. SEDAT SUNA/EPA
A car bomb was the source of the explosions, according to Turkish state-run news agency TRT, citing Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu. Depo Photos/ZUMA PRESS
Police officers hug each other after an explosion near the stadium. SEDAT SUNA/EPA
A view of Besiktas football club stadium after the explosions. Emrah Gurel/AP
Turkish police officers cordon off roads leading to the area of the Besiktas football club stadium in Istanbul late Saturday. Emrah Gurel/AP
Muhammad Karim took this image showing the smoke from the explosions and a video showing emergency vehicles responding to the scene in Istanbul. "Massive Boom in Istanbul. Two of them. In or near Besiktas Stadium," he posted on Twitter. Muhammad Karim