At least 10 people were killed in two separate explosions at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport late on June 28, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has stated. At least 60 people, of whom six were heavily wounded, were injured in the explosions, Anadolu Agency reported.
Bozdağ added that at least one attacker first opened fire with a Kalashnikov rifle before detonating himself.
A witness told CNN Türk that gunfire was heard from the car park at the airport.
A number of ambulances were also deployed to the scene, while taxis also transported wounded people to hospitals, according to an eyewitness speaking to CNN Türk. All flights have also been cancelled