Turkish Prime Minister blames ISIS for explosion that left 36 dead

Turkish officials said terror group, Isis, is behind the explosion that killed 36 people and injured 147 at Ataturk International Airport.

On Tuesday evening, three terrorists armed with bombs and Kalashnikov rifles attacked Europe's third busiest airport. They detonated their suicide vests when confronted by police officers.

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Claims of responsibility tend to come a few days later... Yildirim said initial evidence suggest that it was the work of the Islamic State group.

Jasper Mortimer, correspondent

The Islamic State has carried out 5 bombings in the past twelve months, excluding Tuesday's attack.

Turkey offers a convenient target for retaliation. Turkey hosts the US-led Coalitions Air Force that is bombing Islamic states targets in Syria and Iraq.

Jasper Mortimer, correspondent
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