Police in Turkey shot dead two women Thursday who used guns and grenades to attack a police station.
There were no reports of any injuries in the attack.
The women initially fled after firing at the station and hid inside a nearby building. Police surrounded the site and launched an assault that ended with the women dead.
The identity of the two attackers was not immediately known.
Istanbul has experienced attacks by both Kurdish rebels and far leftist rebels.
Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.