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27 people detained over Istanbul airport terror attack

3 more people detained early Sunday in investigation of the attack, which killed 44 and injured more than 200

27 people detained over Istanbul airport terror attack

By Mustafa Hatipoglu


Three more people were detained early Sunday as a part of investigation into Tuesday’s deadly Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack, Turkish security sources said.

The total number of people detained over the terror attack rose to 27, an unnamed security sources said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.

Tuesday night’s attack saw three terrorists open fire in the international terminal of Ataturk International Airport before detonating explosives, killing 44 people and injuring more than 200.

Meanwhile, 13 suspects, including three foreigners, were referred to Istanbul’s Bakirkoy Court House on Sunday.

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