It should be noted that the bombing of a car filled with explosives was committed in an area in which a number of government and military administrative facilities are located, including the building of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces.
The Turkish press reports that the explosion thundered at the moment when a convoy of military vehicles stopped at a red light at a busy intersection near 18: 30 local time.
After the first reports of the explosion, there were reports that the Turkish government imposed restrictions on the media on coverage of the terrorist act, including a ban on the display of surveillance cameras.
The explosion on the eve of thundered in the Turkish cultural society in Stockholm. Swedish edition "Expressen" writes that the explosive device worked around 21: 35 local time (23: 35 Moscow time). The blast knocked out windows and doors. No one was injured, because at that moment no one was in the building of the Turkish center.