Updating casualty of Istanbul blast

ISTANBUL, March 19 (KUNA) — Five people died and 20 others were wounded in a suicide bombing attack in the heart of the Turkish city Istanbul on Saturday, the Anadolu news agency reported.
The explosion, carried out by a lone bomber who lost his life in the attack, ripped through a main street at Al-Taksim public square in the ancient city, a major tourist attraction in the nation.
There was yet no word on the party responsible for the attack. Previous such bombings had been blamed on separatist Kurds. (pickup previous) ta.rk