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Turkish Police Arrest Seven Istanbul Attack Suspects

Turkish police have arrested seven people on suspicion of involvement in the recent Istanbul terrorist attack, the country's Interior Minister Efkan Ala said on Thursday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Tuesday, an explosion took place on a central square in Istanbul’s historical city center. At least 10 German nationals were killed, while 17 people were injured.

"Seven people have been detained in the investigation into the terrorist attack in Istanbul," Ala said, as cited by CNN Turk.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the attack had been perpetrated by a suicide bomber from Syria.

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