Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday stated that the blast at Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square was likely caused by a suicide bomber of Syrian nationality, Reuters reports.
"I condemn the terror incident in Istanbul assessed to be an attack by a suicide bomber with Syrian origin. Unfortunately we have 10 dead including foreigners and Turkish nationals... There are also 15 wounded," Erdogan told a lunch for Turkish ambassadors in Ankara, in a speech broadcast live on television
At least ten people, both of Turkish and foreign nationality, were killed and 15 others injured during a large-scale explosion at Sultanahmet Sqaure in Istanbul, a popular tourist location.
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