Terrifying moment ‘two handmade bombs’ explode at a Turkish pop concert sending screaming fans running for the exit
- Singer Aleyna Tilki midway through a routine when first explosion went off
- Second blast, filmed on mobile phone, causes concertgoers to rush to exit
- Six people were injured in the two blasts but are now in a stable condition
A Turkish pop concert was thrown into chaos after ‘handmade bombs’ went off in the crowd, injuring six people.
Singer Aleyna Tilki was midway through a jaunty routine when the first explosion went off, forcing her to leave the stage.
A second blast, captured in grainy mobile phone footage, causes concertgoers to rush to the exit. Muffled screams can be heard as the screen turns black.
Ms Tilki exits the stage after the explosion, while most of the audience stay where they are.
All six casualties are in a stable condition in hospital, according to local media.
The venue in Diyarbakir, south-east Turkey, is the focus of a major police investigation after the incident last night.
Karar, a Turkish website, said the devices were ‘tubular’ explosives.
Ms Tilki, tweeted to say she was unhurt after the blast, and will donate her income from the concert to victims of terror attacks.
The identity of the attacker is not yet known.
Turkish authorities have not released any more information about the incident pending investigation. Footage was uploaded by Twitter user KurdêMarx.
Aleyna Tilki is a popular singer whose music videos have been watched by millions of people
A second blast, captured in grainy mobile phone footage, causes concertgoers to rush to the exit.