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Four arrested after deadly Istanbul blast

Turkish security forces have arrested four people in connection with the suicide bombing in Istanbul in which 10 German tourists were killed, Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said.

Tuesday's blast in Sultanahmet Square killed 10 German tourists and wounded 15.

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'Three Russians with IS links' held over Istanbul bombing

Flowers are laid near the blast site. Credit: Reuters

Turkish authorities have detained three Russian nationals suspected to have links to the so-called Islamic State following a suicide bomb attack in Istanbul on Tuesday.

Ten people were killed in the blast at Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet Square, an area popular with tourists.

The Russian Consulate in Turkey has confirmed the detentions, according to Russian media.

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