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Terror Strikes Turkey: No Report of Indian casualty in Airport Blast

ISIS is suspected for the attack at the airport by 3 suicide bombers

  • No Indian casualty in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport attack
  • Turkish Air flights to Delhi and Mumbai departed Istanbul on Tuesday night, June 27 as scheduled
  • 3 suicide bombers are said to have carried the attack

NEW DELHI: According to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), there was no report of Indian among casualties in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport attack on Tuesday Evening which killed 36 people and injured more than 145.

Istanbul Ataturk Airport casualities. Image Source: Reuters
Istanbul Ataturk Airport casualties. Image Source: Reuters

MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said, the Indian Consulate and Embassy tweeted the emergency contact numbers for Indians requiring assistance.

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“No report so far of any Indian among the casualties. Consulate has been in touch with Istanbul Governorate and the Turkish Health Ministry hotline desk,” an official statement said.

MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup. Image Source: PTI
MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup. Image Source: PTI

“Turkish Air flights to Delhi and Mumbai departed Istanbul on Tuesday night as scheduled. Both left Istanbul at around 8 p.m. Ataturk Airport operations have resumed but long delays are likely,” the statement added.

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3 suicide bombers are said to have carried the attack. (IANS)

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