No Indian among casualties in Istanbul airport attack: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs today morning said on a triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s main International Ataturk Airport that there are no reports so far of any Indian among casualties and consulate is in touch with Istanbul Governor-ate and Turkish Health Ministry hotline desk.

Turkish Air flights to Delhi and Mumbai departed Istanbul last night as scheduled. Both leave Istanbul at around 8 P.M. and Ataturk Airport operations at Istanbul have resumed but long delays are likely, the ministry added.

However, Helpline numbers for Indians in Istanbul also issue:

At least 36 people killed and 60 others were injured in a triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s main International Ataturk Airport on Tuesday night.

It is the deadliest of four attacks to rock Turkey’s biggest city this year, with two others blamed on IS and another claimed by a militant Kurdish group.

Read More: Istanbul airport attack: 36 dead; Turkish PM blames IS

Wefornews Bureau

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