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At least 35 killed, 40 wounded in Istanbul nightclub 'terror attack'

Two gunmen entered the nightclub dressed as Santa firing shots at random.

Istanbul governor's office raises fatalities to 41 killed, 239 wounded in airport bombing

Forty-one people were killed and 239 others were wounded in a suicide bomb attack at Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday, the Istanbul governor's office said in a statement, making it the deadliest attack this year in Turkey.

Turkish Airlines suspends flights, offers refund after Istanbul attack

Turkish Airlines suspended its flights until 8 am (0500 GMT) on Wednesday, the company said in a statement, after suspected Islamic State bombers killed 36 people at Istanbul airport late on Tuesday.
June 29, 2016 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Suicide bombs kill 36, wound close to 150 at Istanbul airport, Islamic State suspected behind

Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up in the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150, officials said.
June 29, 2016 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Two killed as car bomb hits police bus in Istanbul during rush hour

A car bomb exploded in central Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing two people, wounding others and wrecking a passing police bus near the main tourism district, news channel Haberturk reported.A parked car packed with explosives was detonated by remote control as the police bus drove by, CNN Turk said.It broadcast cell-phone footage of a blackened and mangled vehicle on the street as vendors peered out from a souvenir shop in a district near Istanbul university.There was no immediate claim of responsibility. But Kurdish militants, Islamic State and radical leftists have all staged attacks in Turkey recently.A Reuters witness saw what appeared to be two police vehicles hit, one of them on its side next to the road. Gunshots were heard in the area after the blast, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.Broadcasters showed armed police in the street near to the site where the blast struck. Haberturk said eight people were wounded.A spokesman at police headquarters in Istanbul was unable to provide information on the incident when reached by phone.Turkey has suffered a spate of bombings this year, including two suicide attacks in tourist areas of Istanbul blamed on Islamic State and two car bombings in the capital, Ankara, which were claimed by a Kurdish militant group.
June 07, 2016 | 03:46 pm GMT+7
 
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