Thursday, June 30, 2016

Istanbul Airport Terror Attack -- News Updates June 30, 2016

Reuters: Istanbul bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz nationals: Turkish official

Three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers who killed 42 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul airport this week were from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, a Turkish government official said on Thursday.

The attack on Europe's third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings in Turkey this year.

The three bombers opened fire to create panic outside, before two of them got inside the terminal building and blew themselves up. The third detonated his explosives at the entrance. A further 239 people were wounded.

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Istanbul Airport Terror Attack -- News Updates June 30, 2016

Turkish authorities identify suicide bombers; death toll 43. -- AP
Istanbul airport attack: Turkey blames Isis as new details emerge of assault -- The Guardian
ISIS leadership involved in Istanbul attack planning, Turkish source says -- CNN
Interior Minister: 1 suicide bomber identified, 19 foreign nationals among 43 dead -- Daily Sabah
43 killed, more than 200 injured in Brussels-style Istanbul Atatürk Airport terror attacks -- Daily Sabah
Arrests as ISIS eyed in Istanbul airport carnage -- CBS
Istanbul airport attackers 'Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz' -- BBC
Official: Turkey bombers from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan -- USA Today
Istanbul attack planner reportedly identified as Chechen ISIS trainer -- FOX News
Media: Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Kyrgyz, Uzbek. -- TASS
Istanbul airport attackers identified as Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals -- Washington Post
Who Was Behind the Attack on Istanbul Airport? -- The Atlantic
Turkish police smash 'ISIS cells': More than 20 arrested in terror raids as it is revealed intelligence services warned of attack on Istanbul airport just weeks ago -- Daily Mail
Turkey raids suspected 'Islamic State' cells -- DW
'He looks like a robber, shall we follow him?' How police officers confronted ISIS Istanbul suicide bombers because of their 'suspicious' winter jackets - panicking jihadists into opening fire -- Daily Mail
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Eyewitness accounts -- BBC
Turkey defies EU over anti-terrorism laws after Istanbul attack -- Daily Mail/Reuters
Tunisia medic killed in Turkey blast was seeking son in Islamic State: sources -- Reuters
Details of some of the Istanbul airport attack victims -- Washington Times
A son rushing to meet his mother, the couple preparing for their wedding and the hero who tried to stop the bomber: First pictures of Istanbul airport victims emerge -- Daily Mail


Anonymous said...

This is definitely going to be linked to the Turkish apology to Russia and normalization of ties...or is that just my crazy conspiracy theory?

Unknown said...

"ISIS is contained!" - Obummer