At approximately 1530 local time (1230 UTC) on 22 January 2024, an individual armed with a knife conducted a stabbing attack in the western Esenyurt neighborhood of Istanbul. At least eight people were injured in the attack, including six victims who remain hospitalized for medical treatment. Local authorities and witnesses believe the stabbing to be a random act. Authorities have identified the suspect, who remains at large. No information has emerged regarding a possible motive for the attack.