Nearly 36 dead, 147 wounded after explosions at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport - VIDEO - UPDATED 5

Nearly 36 dead, 147 wounded after explosions at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport - <span style="color: red;">VIDEO  - <span style="color: red;">UPDATED 5
# 29 June 2016 01:23 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. Almost 36 people were killed and 147 injured Tuesday in an attack at Ataturk International Airport by three suicide bombers who blew themselves up, Istanbul governor says, APA reports quoting the NTV.

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Baku-APA. Almost 50 people were killed and 106 injured Tuesday in an attack at Ataturk International Airport by three suicide bombers who blew themselves up, Istanbul governor says, APA reports quoting the Associated Press.

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Baku-APA.Two explosions have rocked Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, killing at least 28 people and wounding at least 60 others, Istanbul’s governor said, APA reports

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Baku-APA. At least 10 people were killed in two separate explosions hit Istanbul's Atatürk Airport on June 28, Justice Minister Bekir BozdaÄŸ has stated, APA reports.

At least 60 people were wounded in the explosions, Anadolu Agency reported.

BozdaÄŸ said that the attacker first opened fire with Kalashnikov rifle and then blew himself up.

The explosions occurred at the airport's international terminal, according to initial reports.

A witness told CNN Türk that gunfire was heard from the car park at the airport.

Turkish officials suspect that the blast may been suicide attack.

A number of ambulances were also deployed to the scene.

Meanwhile, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım ordered the formation of a crisis desk into the incident.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim was briefed by Interior Minister Efkan Ala and Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin and has ordered the formation of a crisis desk.

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Baku-APA.Two explosions and gunshots have been reported at Ataturk airport in Istanbul, Turkey, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.

Around 40 people have been have been wounded in the attack on the capital's main international airport, according to Turkish news broadcaster Haberturk.

While reports claim that gunshots were heard in the airport car park, video footage shows people running for cover inside the terminal building.

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