Today, Monday, the Turkish security forces published a picture of what they said was one of those involved in the bombing of Istiklal Street in Istanbul, which killed 6 people and injured 81 others on November 13.
According to what the Turkish Anadolu Agency reported, the investigations conducted by the Public Prosecution Office in Istanbul regarding the attack continue, while the Turkish security published a picture taken by the suspect involved in the bombing, Bilal Hassan, who was wearing a camouflage uniform worn in front of the emblem of the Kurdish People's Protection Units.
Yesterday, Sunday, Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu announced in a Twitter chat room the arrest of Bilal Hassan's brother, according to the same source, without additional details.
The suspect, Bilal Hassan, appeared wearing a camouflage uniform, which he wore in front of the emblem of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (Anatolia)
The public prosecutors decided to refer 17 suspects to court, including the main suspect, Ahlam al-Bashir, while the Public Security Directorate in Istanbul announced that the bomber had confessed during the investigation to belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Syrian branch, and the People's Protection Units.
A statement by the Security Directorate stated that Al-Bashir had received instructions to carry out the operation from the organization center in the Syrian city of Ain Al-Arab (Kobani).
According to security sources, the bomb used in the explosion was equipped with nails, pieces of iron, and lead fishing rods (sinks) to increase its effect.
The teams concerned with the Istanbul Security Directorate continue to examine the parts of the bomb used in the bombing, and it is believed that it was timed.