Istanbul airport attack toll rises to 41

Istanbul, June 29 (IANS) The death toll from a terror attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport has risen to 41, with over 230 others injured, BBC reported on Wednesday citing Turkish officials.

Istanbul’s Governor Vasip Sahin confirmed the toll and said that at least 13 of those killed were of foreign or dual nationality.

One Iranian and one Ukrainian were confirmed dead.

The attack took place on Tuesday night when three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance.

They later detonated their explosives laden suicide vests after police fired back.



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