At Ataturk airport, has committed a suicide bombing two suicide bombers, reports Reuters, citing sources. The head of the Turkish Ministry of justice reported that the attack killed at least ten people. According to the Minister, injured about 20 people. Earlier Hurriyet reported that injured at least 40 people.
The explosions occurred in the international terminal of the airport. As reported by CNN Turk, citing eyewitnesses at the airport was also heard firing.
According to Reuters, which cites a source, two suicide bombers blew themselves up in front of the metal detector. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, before the bombings, the attackers clashed with police who tried to stop them.
Police blocked roads around the airport and building entrances are blocked, there are doctors and police, according to Hurriyet. After the explosions, some flights Ataturk was postponed, Reuters reports with reference to the representative of the airport. The company “Aeroflot” made the decision to back off from Moscow to Istanbul at 21:26 GMT the flight to Sheremetyevo.
The Prime Minister of Turkey called an emergency meeting in connection with the incident.
This is not the first explosions that take place in Istanbul over the past few months. So, on June 7 in Istanbul, Vezneciler near a police bus was blown up by a car bomb. Killing 11 people, including seven policemen, injured 36 people. May 12, in the South-East of Istanbul, an explosion occurred near a military target, the result was injured five people. Four days later in the same city, an explosion occurred under the overpass, four people were injured. March 19, on a pedestrian street in the centre of Istanbul exploded terrorist-bomber, killing four people, another 36, including foreigners, were injured varying degrees of severity.
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