Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport was the 11th busiest airport in the world last year, with 61.8 million passengers, according to Airports Council International.
Several U.S. airports strengthened security measures due to the carnage in Istanbul, and, adding to the tension, a terminal at JFK Airport in New York was evacuated for a brief period Wednesday when a suspicious bag was spotted.
«The difficulty with the recent attack at the Istanbul airport in Turkey is that ISIS has historically not claimed major attacks there,» Rukmini Callimachi, a reporter for The New York Times
Turkish officials say initial investigations point to Isis being behind a triple suicide bombing and gun attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport which killed at least 41 people.
Relatives of one of the victims of yesterday’s blast at Istanbul Ataturk Airport mourn in front of a morgue in Istanbul, Turkey, June 29, 2016. | (Photo: Reuters/Osman Orsal) Istanbul’s position bridging Europe and Asia has made Ataturk airport, Turkey’s largest, a major transit hub for passengers across the world.
ISIS Top Suspect in Istanbul Ataturk Airport Slaughter. The coordinated, complex attacks on Istanbul Ataturk Airport seem to bear the hallmarks of the so-called Islamic State.
UPDATE: 11:05 PM EDT ISTANBUL — Three suicide bombers opened fire then blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main international airport on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150 in what Turkey’s prime minister said appeared to have been an attack by Islamic State militants.
Turkey’s Dogan News Agency cited police sources as saying: “ISIS is behind the attack” at Ataturk Airport.
Jun 29, 2016 · There was no claim of responsibility but Turkish authorities blamed the attack on a local ISIS cell. Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport was the 11th busiest airport in the world last year, with 61.8
The prime minister of Albania, whose plane touched down at Ataturk airport minutes after the attacks that killed 36 and wounded 147, has tweeted his condolences to the victims and their families.
Jun 29, 2016 · «The difficulty with the recent attack at the Istanbul airport in Turkey is that ISIS has historically not claimed major attacks there,» Rukmini Callimachi, a reporter for The New York Times
A triple suicide bombing and gun attack that occurred on June 28, 2016 at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport has killed at least 36 people, including foreigners, with Turkey’s prime minister saying early
«This attack, targeting innocent people, is a vile, planned terrorist act,» Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters at the scene in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
At least 36 people were dead and 147 others injured following a terrorist attack at an international airport in Istanbul, and all signs point to ISIS as being responsible, according to Turkish