USCG Istanbul: Shots Fired at Consulate Istanbul, Bomb Blast at Police Station

Posted: 3:02 am EDT
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The Daily Sabah is reporting that two unidentified attackers opened fire on the police team in front of the U.S. Consulate building in Istanbul’s Sarıyer district early Monday. No casualties were reported.

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In a separate incident, Al Jazeera reports that a car bomb  hit the police station in the Sultanbeyli neighbourhood of Istanbul at about 1am local time on Monday morning. The Daily Sabah reports that seven civilians and three police officers were slightly injured, and that the attacker was killed.

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