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Two bomb blasts near an Istanbul stadium after a soccer match ended killed 38 people and wounded 155 others in an attack that appeared to target police, Turkey’s interior minister and officials said.

Thirty of the dead are police officers, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said in an address early Sunday.

Deputy Prime minister Numan Kurtulmus declared a day of mourning, as he confirmed thirteen people have so-far been detained in connection with the attack

The first bomb exploded at around 10:30 p.m. as law enforcement left the newly built Vodafone Arena Stadium, where home side Besiktas were playing Bursaspor, Turkish security forces said.

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Image: Police arrive at the site of an explosion in central IstanbulPolice arrive at the site of an explosion in central Istanbul on Dec. 10. Murad Sezer / Reuters

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