Istanbul Blasts: 13 Held; One Suicide Bomber May Be A Foreigner

Police conducted about 16 raids in Istanbul simultaneously.

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Family members of victims cry outside the Forensic Medical Center in Istanbul. (Photo: AP)

Turkish police have detained 13 people, including three foreigners, in connection with the triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport that killed 42 people.

Police conducted simultaneous raids on 16 places in Istanbul, a Turkish official said.

One Of The Three Suicide Bombers May Be A Foreigner

At least one of the three suspected ISIS suicide bombers on Wednesday morning’s attack on Istanbul airport may have been a foreigner.

“We’re looking into the possibility of foreigners being involved. It is likely that at least one of them is a foreigner, but the investigation is still underway,” a Turkish source said, declining to be named because details of the investigation have not yet been released.

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