Kurdish militants have claimed responsibility for the attack in Istanbul

The statement of the organization “Falcons of freedom of Kurdistan” published on the official website of the group. It States that in the attack near a football stadium in Istanbul killed two of his contractor.

The terrorists stated that their goal was no ordinary Turkish citizens and the police.

“Falcons of freedom of Kurdistan” (AS) is a group linked to the Kurdistan workers ‘ party. Several years ago she broke away from the main party, citing disagreement with the willingness of the leaders of the PKK to negotiate with the Turkish authorities.

A car bomb was blown up near the stadium of the football club beşiktaş Vodafone arena at 22:30 local time (coincides with Moscow) 10 Dec. After 45 seconds in the nearby Park of maçka, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device.

The attack killed 38 people, including 30 police officers, 155 people were injured.

The Minister of internal Affairs of Turkey, Suleyman Soylu said that the criminals were the police. The car exploded near the bus of special police, law enforcement officers were near the stadium, which hosted the match between the clubs “Besiktas” and “Bursaspor”. The meeting ended at 21:00, and by the time of the explosion, most of the fans have already managed to leave the stadium.