Istanbul Ataturk Airport Attack

Dozens Killed in Istanbul Airport Bombing

Turkish police evacuated Istanbul's Ataturk Airport after suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance.

People rush about the entrance of the Ataturk international airport after two suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance, in Istanbul, Turkey, June 28. 140journo - Reuters
Injured people are attended to by military personnel at the entrance of the Ataturk international airport. 140journo - Reuters

Two explosions rocked an entrance of the Ataturk Airport Ataturk airport. A Turkish official says two attackers have blown themselves up at the airport after police fire at them. The attackers detonated the explosives at the entrance of the international terminal before entering the x-ray security check.

Medics and security members work at the entrance of the Ataturk Airport after explosions in Istanbul, Tuesday, June 28. Ismail Coskun / IHA via AP
Turkish rescue services help a wounded person outside Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, June 28. Ismail Coskun / AP
Security blocks the road towards Turkey's largest airport. Osman Orsal / Reuters
Police investigators search the area after the late night suicide bomb attack. Sedat Suna / EPA

Forensic experts work outside following the blasts at Ataturk Airport.

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Paramedics help injured outside Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast June 28. Ismail Coskun / Reuters
Turkish special forces members secure the area after a suicide bomb attack at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey. Sedat Suna / EPA
Paramedics push a stretcher with a body recovered from the scene of the explosion, June 28. Osman Orsal / Reuters
An injured person sits in an ambulance outside Istanbul's Ataturk airport. Emrah Gurel / AP
People leave the airport after two explosions followed by gunfire hit the Turkey's biggest airport of Ataturk in Istanbul, on June 28. OZAN KOSE / AFP - Getty Images
Passengers wait with their luggage outside the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, in June 28. All flights at Istanbul's Ataturk international airport were suspended. Ozan Kose / AFP - Getty Images
A man carries his daughter outside as people leave the Ataturk on June 28. Ozan Kose / AFP - Getty Images
People wait outside the Ataturk airport in Istanbul. Turkey has been hit by a string of deadly attacks in the past year, blamed on both Kurdish rebels and the Islamic State jihadist group. OZAN KOSE / AFP - Getty Images