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36 died and 147 injured in gunshots at Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Istanbul

Sources said that at least 36 people were killed and 147 injured when gunshots and explosions took place at Istanbul Ataturk Airport today by three terrorists on the passengers. Sources said of the three bombers, two of them were at the International terminal and the third terrorist was in the nearby parking lot. All three detonated suicide vests.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a unified international fight against terrorism. ‘For terrorist organizations, there is no difference between Istanbul and London, Ankara and Berlin, Izmir and Chicago or Antalya and Rome. Unless all governments and the entire mankind join forces in the fight against terrorism, much worse things than what we fear to imagine today will come true’, he said.

‘The terrorists came to the airport in a taxi and then carried out their attacks,’ Binali Yildirim told a national audience. "The fact that they were carrying guns added to the toll. Preliminary findings suggest all three attackers first opened fire then detonated themselves. Said Turkish Prime Minister.




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