Istanbul attack: 38 dead after explosions, gunfire at Ataturk airport [Photos]

Two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 38 people and wounding around 147 others

FP Staff June 29, 2016 09:30:01 IST
Two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 38 people and wounding around 147 others. AP
1/6
Two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 38 people and wounding around 147 others. AP
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday blamed the Islamic State (IS) for the bombing. AP
2/6
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday blamed the Islamic State (IS) for the bombing. AP
Turkish officials said that the attackers blew themselves up at the airport after police fired at them. The official said that the attackers detonated the explosives at the entrance of the international terminal before entering the x-ray security check. AP
3/6
Turkish officials said that the attackers blew themselves up at the airport after police fired at them. The official said that the attackers detonated the explosives at the entrance of the international terminal before entering the x-ray security check. AP
Various world leaders like India's Prime Minister, Hillary Clinton, UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on the Istanbul airport. AP
4/6
Various world leaders like India's Prime Minister, Hillary Clinton, UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on the Istanbul airport. AP
Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. AP
5/6
Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. AP
The security situation in Turkey has deteriorated over the past year, with Istanbul, the national capital of Ankara and other cities having already been hit by a number of bombing attacks. AP
6/6
The security situation in Turkey has deteriorated over the past year, with Istanbul, the national capital of Ankara and other cities having already been hit by a number of bombing attacks. AP