Explosion in Izmir kills one, wounds 15

An explosion at a market in the Aegean port city of Izmir killed one person and injured 15, city mayor said Saturday.

Explosion in Izmir kills one, wounds 15
An explosion at a market in the Aegean port city of Izmir killed one person and injured 15, city mayor said Saturday.

Hatem Kaval, who was seriously injured in Saturday morning blast in western city of Izmir's Bornova town, died in the hospital.

Kaval received serious injuries in his feet and abdomen in the blast in an open bazaar in Izmir's Bornova district.

"It is pleasing that most of them were slightly injured," Kocaoglu added.

The blast was caused by an explosive planted on bicycle which was earlier left behind stalls in the market, officials said.

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