On Tuesday three suicide bombers blew themselves at the international terminal of Turkey’s biggest airport. At least 36 people were killed, 147 were wounded. The massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group, turkish officials said.
The senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government protocol, at first said close to 50 people had already died, but later said that the figure was expected to around that many,the Associated Press reported.
Russia’s consulate-general in the Turkish city told on Wednesday that one Russian national was wounded in a terrorist attack on the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul.
His name is Alexander Lubnin. "His Russian citizenship was confirmed in the hospital, but we haven’t received any official information from police so far," a staff member of the diplomatic mission added.