A suicide bombing has left at least five people dead in a busy shopping area popular with tourists and locals in Istanbul.
The governor of Istanbul Province, Vasip Sahin, initially said four people had been killed, including the bomber, but the death toll rose under an hour later as another victim died of their injuries in hospital.
Health officials said 36 people were injured in the attack in İstiklal Avenue, also known as Istiklal Street, including 12 foreign nationals.
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