A car explosion sent flames shooting into the sky Tuesday night in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
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After the first car exploded, two other cars became engulfed in flames as well, according to local sources.
Update: The explosion was caused by the propane gas tank in the car igniting, and was not a terror attack.
The explosion took place in the Fatih district, where most of the city’s cultural and historic sites are located. It came barely 48 hours after a major terrorist attack in the city’s iconic Taksim Square.
Six people were killed and at least 81 others were wounded in that bombing. A female Syrian refugee was arrested in connection with the attack.