At Least 36 Dead as Two Blasts Rock Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport

Crime | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 23:59| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: At Least 36 Dead as Two Blasts Rock Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport Photo credit: turkeytourguide.com

At least thirty-six people died when two explosions shook Istanbul's Ataturk international airport on Tuesday, Turkish media report.

More than 60 people are injured, six of them heavily, according to Anadolu Agency.

Reuters quoted a witness telling Turkish broadcaster CNN Turk that gunfire was heard from the car park at the airport.

CNN Turk footage showed ambulances rushing to the scene, according to Reuters.

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Y?ld?r?m ordered the formation of a crisis desk into the incident.

Police sealed off the airport, with all flights into or out of it reportedly cancelled.

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