Three people wounded in blast in Turkey's Izmir

Three people wounded in blast in Turkey's Izmir

A suspected car bombing has struck a court in the Turkish city of Izmir, followed by a gun battle between police and two suspected terrorists.

At least three people were injured by the blast, with a large number of judges and lawyers at the entrance to the courthouse at the time, the Independent reports.

Gunfire broke out between police and two men suspected to have orchestrated the attack, CNN Turk reported. One of the men was killed at the scene.

The second suspect was later shot by police nearby, sources told Reuters.

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