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Turkish Authorities Postpone Istanbul Football Derby Over Security Threat
16:48 GMT 20.03.2016 (Updated: 17:18 GMT 20.03.2016)
Governorate of Istanbul postponed a derby between the two largest Istanbul football clubs due to safety concerns, local media reported Sunday.
24 February 2016, 21:55 GMT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The match between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray football clubs was postponed over "serious security threat," Daily Sabah newspaper reported.
On Saturday, a suicide blast ripped through a major tourist street in Istanbul, killing five people including the attacker, and injuring at least 36 others.
On March 13, a car bomb exploded at a bus stop near Ankara’s central Kizilay square, leaving 37 dead and over 120 injured.