27 people detained over Istanbul airport terror attack

Türkiye Materials 3 July 2016 15:55 (UTC +04:00)

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

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.