Turkey blames ISIL for Istanbul suicide blast

'The attacker has been formally identified' as an ISIL member

Turkey blames ISIL for Istanbul suicide blast

World Bulletin / News Desk

A Turkish ISIL recruit, Mehmet Ozturk, carried out the suicide bombing that killed four foreigners on a major shopping artery in Istanbul, Interior Minister Efken Ala said Sunday.

"The attacker has been formally identified. He is linked to the terrorist organization Daesh," Ala told a press conference, using an alternative name for ISIL.

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