05/01 21:34
 

Two dead after explosion near courthouse in Izmir, Turkey

Two dead after explosion near courthouse in Izmir, Turkey

 (CNN)Two people have been killed in an explosion near a courthouse in the city of Izmir, western Turkey, the country's state-run Anadolu news agency reports.

A police officer and a courthouse staff member both died in the attack, while others have been injured.

Police have killed two assailants and are hunting a third, according to the news agency.

Izmir, a busy port on the Aegean Sea, is Turkey's third-largest city, home to more than two million people.

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