Istanbul airport attack: 36 dead, over 100 injured


Shocking  gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport has killed at least 36 people and injured over 100 people. According to Turkish officials, three attackers opened fire near an entry point to the terminal and blew themselves up after police fired at them.The bom bings in Turkey have been linked to either IS or Kurdish separatists.


Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said according to early reports ISIS was behind the attack. There are X-ray scanners at the entrance to the terminal but security checks for cars are limited.


This is one of major co-ordinated attack or Turkey. Ataturk airport was long seen as a vulnerable target.


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