MFA Spokesman’s Comments on the Twin Explosions at Be?ikta? Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on 10 December 2016

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Singapore strongly condemns the acts of terror near the Be?ikta? Football Stadium in Istanbul on 10 December 2016 which has resulted in the loss of many lives and injuries. We extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wish those injured a speedy recovery.

The Singapore Embassy in Ankara has been in touch with the local Turkish authorities. Thus far, there are no reports of any Singaporeans directly affected by the incident.

Singaporeans in Turkey are advised to exercise vigilance. They should also monitor the local news and follow the instructions of the Turkish authorities. Singaporeans who require consular assistance are advised to contact the Singapore Embassy in Ankara or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at:

Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Ankara

Tel: + 90 530 066 7311

Email: singemb_ank@mfa.sg

MFA Duty Office

Tel: +65 6379 8800 / 8855 (24-hour hotline)

Email: mfa_duty_officer@mfa.gov.sg

Source: MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SINGAPORE