White House: 2 American citizens were killed in Saturday's suicide bomber attack in Istanbul

White House: 2 American citizens were killed in Saturday's suicide bomber attack in Istanbul
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Istanbul explosionREUTERS/Ismail Coskun/Ihlas News AgencyPolice forensic experts inspect the area after a suicide bombing in a major shopping and tourist district in central Istanbul March 19, 2016.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A suicide bombing in Istanbul on Saturday killed two American citizens, the White House said in a statement. 

“We are in close touch with Turkish authorities and reaffirm our commitment to work together withTurkey to confront the evil of terrorism,” White House National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.

A suicide bomber killed two Israelis and two other people in a busy shopping district in the heart of Istanbul, the fourth such attack in Turkey so far this year.

(Editing by David Gregorio)

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