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JERUSALEM Two Israeli citizens killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul on Saturday were dual nationals, holding U.S. citizenship as well, an Israeli official said on Saturday.

Asked whether he could confirm the two victims, whose names have not been released, were dual Israel-U.S. nationals, Israeli Foreign Ministry Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said "yes."


(Reporting by Maayan Lubell)

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First Published On : Mar 20, 2016 11:15 IST

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