Death toll in Istanbul airport attack rises to 36
A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport has killed 36 people and injured more than 140, officials say, the BBC reports.
Three attackers opened fire near an entry point to the terminal late on Tuesday and blew themselves up after police fired at them, officials say.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said early signs suggested the so-called Islamic State was behind the attack.
Recent bombings have been linked to either IS or Kurdish separatists.