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    Earlier in the day, the Russian Consulate in Antalya confirmed media reports that three Russians had been detained after an explosion in Istanbul’s historical center the day before claimed the lives of at least 10 people and injured at least 15 others.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia has information that three of its nationals who were detained in Turkey have links to foreign terrorist groups, a source said Wednesday.

    Earlier in the day, Turkish Anadolu news agency reported that police found documents belonging to the detained, proving that they provided logistical support to Daesh.

    "Moreover, one of them was previously put on both Russian and international wanted lists," the source said, adding that two of the detainees left Russia several years ago with the stated purpose of studying in the Middle East.

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