EXPLAINER: Why Istanbul blast has political implications


              People put flowers over a memorial placed on the spot of Sunday's explosion on Istanbul's popular pedestrian Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              Relatives and friends of Arzu Ozsoy and her 15-year-old daughter Yagmur Ucar, who died in Sunday's explosion occurred on Istiklal avenue, attend their funeral in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
            
              FILE - People leave the area after an explosion on Istanbul's popular pedestrian Istiklal Avenue Sunday, Istanbul, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. A bomb exploded on a major pedestrian avenue in the heart of Istanbul on Sunday, killing a handful of people, wounding dozens and sending people fleeing as flames rose. (AP Photo/Can Ozer, File)
            
              Security forensic officials work at the area after an explosion on Istanbul's popular pedestrian Istiklal Avenue, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              FILE - Forensic experts collect a dead body after an explosion on Istanbul's popular pedestrian Istiklal Avenue Sunday, Istanbul, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (Ismail Coskun/IHA via AP, File)
EXPLAINER: Why Istanbul blast has political implications