Istanbul besieged with terrorist threat

Islamic militants and suicide bombers target Istanbul airport

Another terrorist attack hits the world- this time in Turkey, at Istanbul airport. 36 people have been reported dead, and 150 injured. The incident occurred at 18.50 GMT. It was carried out by 3 Islamic State Militants, who after opening fire at different points in the airport blew themselves up indicating clearly that it was a well thought out, planned attack. Security officers said they tried to stop the two bombers by firing shots at them before they reached the arrivals checkpoint, but by the time they could the men had already opened fire.


It became clear with this incident again that terrorism is a global threat. This attack, targeting innocent people is a vile, planned terrorist act. It became clear with this incident again that terrorism is a global threat. This attack, targeting innocent people is a vile, planned terrorist act," Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters at the airport. The President Tayyip Erdogan, said that the attack should serve as a turning point to help solve the global threat of terrorism. The attack, which took place during the holy month of Ramadan, shows that terrorism strikes with no regard for faith and values, he said in a statement, he said. Most of those dead and injured were Turkish nationals.