Suicide Bomber Kills 10 Foreigners at Popular Tourist Locale

The president of Turkey says a suicide bomber launched a terrorist attack in a popular tourist area of Istanbul Tuesday.

The bombing killed at least 10 people and wounded 15 more, including foreigners from Germany, Norway, and Peru.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the explosion “has been assessed as being an attack by a Syria-rooted suicide bomber.”

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus also said the bomber was a 28-year-old Syrian national.

Meanwhile, Islamic State terrorists struck in Iraq Monday, targeting a shopping mall in Baghdad.

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