Istanbul’s Governor Has Confirmed That Eight People Were Hurt When An Explosion Hit A Military Vehicle In The City.

Vasip Sahin said that Five Army Personnel and Three Civilians were injured in the blast which occurred in a military zone in the Sancaktepe area of the city’s Asian side.

Sahin said one woman was in a critical condition.

The bomb, which sent a large plume of black smoke up over the streets, hit when military personnel usually leave the facility to go home.

Police and emergency services were seen at the site of the blast and the road had been cordoned off.

An investigation has been launched into the incident.