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The Latest: 19 people in intensive care after Turkish blasts

  • Firefighters work on the roof of the Besiktas football club stadium Vodafone Arena as a poster of modern Turkey's founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the wall in Istanbul, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 following the late Saturday explosions. Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed dozens of people and wounded many others near the soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

    Firefighters work on the roof of the Besiktas football club stadium Vodafone Arena as a poster of modern Turkey's founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the wall in Istanbul, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 following the late Saturday explosions. Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed dozens of people and wounded many others near the soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)  (The Associated Press)

  • People walk on the street decorated with a national flag near the Besiktas football club stadium Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 following the late Saturday explosions. Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed dozens of people and wounded many others near the soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

    People walk on the street decorated with a national flag near the Besiktas football club stadium Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 following the late Saturday explosions. Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed dozens of people and wounded many others near the soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)  (The Associated Press)

  • Firefighters work on a crane and the roof of the Besiktas football club stadium Vodafone Arena as a poster of modern Turkey's founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the wall in Istanbul, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 following the late Saturday explosions. Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed dozens of people and wounded many others near the soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

    Firefighters work on a crane and the roof of the Besiktas football club stadium Vodafone Arena as a poster of modern Turkey's founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the wall in Istanbul, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 following the late Saturday explosions. Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed dozens of people and wounded many others near the soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on the twin explosions near an Istanbul soccer stadium (all times local):

11 a.m.

Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency says 19 of the 166 people wounded in twin blasts near a soccer stadium in Istanbul are in intensive care.

Quoting sources Sunday in the office of the Istanbul governor, it says 155 others are also still receiving medical treatment after the blasts Saturday night.

Attacks Saturday night by a car bomber and a suicide bomber near Istanbul's Besiktas soccer stadium were the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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10:50 a.m.

Turkey has declared a national day of mourning after twin blasts in Istanbul killed 29 people and wounded 166 others near a soccer stadium.

The Sunday statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office also ordered flags to fly at half-staff across the country and at Turkey's foreign missions.

Twin attacks Saturday night by a car bomber and a suicide bomber near Istanbul's Besiktas soccer stadium were the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told the private news channel CNN Turk that "arrows point to the PKK." He was referring to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, which has waged a decades-long insurgency.