Explosion in Istanbul electronics factory leaves several people injured in Turkey
Maltepe is a commercial and residential district on the Asian side of the city. (AFP/File)
Several people have been wounded in an explosion in the Maltepe district of Istanbul, according to reports.
Initial reports suggest the blast is thought to have come from a package sent by courier to an electronics company.
Maltepe is a commercial and residential district on the Asian side of the city.
Turkey has been on high alert in recent weeks after a spate of attacks by Daesh, Kurdish and far-leftist militants.