BERLIN (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Turkish media reported that a large explosion occurred in Izmir, killing at least two people and injuring about seven others.
"It is evident that Turkey's security forces managed to avert the worst," Steinmeier said.
According to Turkish media, one of the police officers at the scene noticed a car that was supposed to blow up and intervened, staving off a bigger attack.
Two of the militants were reportedly killed, while the third one remains at large.
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