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    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack (54)

    Turkish intelligence services warned about the possibility of an attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport almost three weeks ago, the CNN Turk broadcaster reported on Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the broadcaster, intelligence services sent a warning with the locations of possible attacks to the country's governmental bodies and competent authorities in the beginning of June, or about 20 days ago.

    The Ataturk international airport was mentioned in the warning issued by the intelligence services, CNN Turk reported.

    On Tuesday evening, three suicide blasts rocked the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, leaving at least 41 people dead and 239 injured.

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