ANKARA, Nov 16 Turkish security forces arrest suspect in Syria of involvement in the terrorist attack on Istiklal Street in Istanbul, A Haber TV channel reports.
"Another terrorist who helped the terrorist who committed the attack on Istiklal Street was captured in Azaz (a city in northern Syria. — Note ed.). Details in the near future,” the message says.
On Sunday, an explosion occurred on the pedestrian tourist street Istiklal in the center of Istanbul. As a result, six people died, another 81 were injured, including three Russians. Police detained 46 people in connection with the attack, including a woman who is believed to be the perpetrator of the explosion. According to media reports, this is a Syrian citizen who is associated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is recognized as a terrorist organization in Turkey.