Turkish security detain 13 people in connection with Istanbul airport attack

Passengers embrace each other at the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport, early Wednesday, June 29, 2016 following their evacuation after a blast. Suspected Islamic State group extremists have hit the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing dozens of people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said Tuesday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Istanbul (CNN)Turkish security forces have detained 13 people, including three foreign nationals, in connection with the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, state broadcaster TRT reported.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack that hit one of Europe’s busiest transit hubs and investigators have not revealed what they know about the suicide bombers.
Three terrorists stormed the airport Tuesday night, opening fire and detonating explosives in an attack that killed 42 people and wounded hundreds more.
When the attackers arrived at the Turkish airport armed with rifles and suicide bomb vests, two opened fire and detonated their bombs at the international terminal building, according to officials.
A third one died in the parking lot, where he detonated himself as terrified travelers scattered in all directions.
Like the attack in Brussels, the terrorists took a taxi to the airport.
After the terror attack, police interviewed the taxi driver who drove the Istanbul terrorists to the airport and released him, Turkish state news agency Anadolu reported.

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