The Turkish police have found and neutralized an explosive device at a bus station in Istanbul, planted by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.
"Today, the police of Istanbul have foiled a big terrorist attack. As a result of our police's vigilance, a 5-kilogram explosive device planted in a car was found at the bus station. Two people, who planted the explosive device, have been detained and are in custody," Soylu told the NTV broadcaster on late Wednesday.
Soylu said the security forces first launched an operation when they saw the suspicious movements of terrorists, Anadolu Agency reported.