Turkey arrests ''key suspect'' in Istanbul attacks
Turkish police have arrested a Turkish man they believe helped prepare the bombs used in the Istanbul suicide attacks last month, authorities said Sunday.
The man, identified by police as F.Y., was captured a few days ago in southeastern Turkey near the Iranian and Iraqi borders with a forged passport as he tried to flee abroad, police said.
Police said the man rented the workshop in an industrial section of Istanbul where the bombs were prepared and was believed to have helped prepared the explosives and trucks used in the attacks.
F.Y. was taken early Sunday to an industrial park in Istanbul to show police how the bombs were made and loaded onto the vehicles. Authorities called him a "key suspect" in the bombings.
The attacks against two synagogues, the British Consulate and a London-based bank killed 61 people. (Albawaba.com)
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