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At least 28 people have been killed and 60 others wounded in a terror attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey, Istanbul Gov. Vasip Sahin told Turkey's state-run news agency TRT. 

Three bombers were also killed, the governor said. Another report, from semi-official news agency Anadolu, said six of the wounded are in critical condition. A total of 49 ambulances were sent to the site.

Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding dozens more, the provincial governor said.





Traveler Laurence Cameron described what he saw after he stepped off a plane: "It was just a massive crowd of screaming people. Some were falling over themselves. A poor chap in a wheelchair was just left, and everyone just rushed to the back of the building, and then people ran the other way and no one really seemed to know what was going on," he told CNN. "Where you normally hail a taxi, that is where the attack happened. The ground is just kind of shredded. There is bloodstains on the floor as well."

-- Turkey's Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag earlier said one attacker "first opened fire with a Kalashnikov then detonated himself" at the airport entrance.

-- In total three bombs exploded, the governor told TRT.
-- One of them was located just outside a terminal on the pavement, while the other was at the security gate at the entrance to the airport, Bozdag told CNN.
-- Authorities said no bombs exploded within airport buildings, according to the minister.
Local tv images of inside and outside of the Ataturk international airport
The attack bore some similarities to a suicide bombing by Islamic State militants at Brussels airport in March which killed 16 people. A coordinated attack also targeted a rush-hour metro train, killing a further 16 people in the Belgian capital.



Suicide bombers have killed at least 28 people in Istanbul
Source:
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-blast-idUSKCN0ZE2J1
http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/28/europe/turkey-istanbul-airport-attacks/index.html

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