Deadly blast at Istanbul Airport kills at least 36

Picture: ABCnews—Istanbul: Istanbul’s major airport was attacked by a group of 3 suicide bombers killing at least 36 people and wounding around 145. Turkey’s prime minister claimed that the attacked was carried out by the fighters of Islamic State.

According to officials at first, one fighter opened fire nearby departure hall by automatic gun and later they blasted themselves along with bombs near arrival hall. The attack is one of the major blasts happened in Europe. This airport is the third busiest airport of Europe.

According to news reports, Police had tried to stop two of them to go to security checkpoint by shots but they reached arrival hall crossing the checkpoint and detonated their bomb. The flights have been resumed in the airport.

Published on: June 29, 2016 8:51 am

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