A newspaper says police have detained three teenagers in connection to bomb blasts in a crowded Istanbul square that killed 17.
Milliyet newpaper says the three, ages 16 and 17, were found in the basement of an apartment close to the scene of the explosions. Police detained them late Sunday following a tip from residents.
They paper says the three claimed they hid in the basement because they were frightened by the explosions.
Authorities on Monday raised the death toll from Sunday's blasts to 17.
AgenciesLast Mod: 28 Temmuz 2008, 11:13