Terrorist attack in Istanbul carried out by IS terrorist

A militant was recruited by a terrorist organization "Islamic State."

20 March 2016 17:53

The attack, which occurred in Istanbul yesterday, March, 19, was carried out by the member of the terrorist group "Islamic State" (ISIL), said Efkan Ala, Internal Affairs Minister of Turkey, as cited by Agence France-Presse.

- The attacker has been formally identified. He was a member of the terrorist organization "Islamic State," said Ala.

Yesterday, March, 19, the suicide bomber detonated a bomb in one of the main pedestrian streets of Istanbul. The blast killed five people, another seven have been injured. Currently, none of the group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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