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    Turkish Police Detain 20 on Suspicion of Involvement in Airport Attacks

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    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack (54)

    Turkish police detained 20 individuals suspected of involvement in the deadly attacks on the airport in the country's largest city, Istanbul, local Daily Sabah newspaper reported Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Tuesday, a coordinated terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport left at least 41 people dead and more than 240 injured.

    According to the Daily Sabah newspaper, police detained 11 people in anti-terror raids in Istanbul.

    The newspaper added that nine more suspects were detained in the city of Izmir in western Turkey.

    Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that the initial indications suggest that Daesh, outlawed in the United States and Russia, was responsible for the attack, although the official investigation was still underway.

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