Shooting at Istanbul airport

A shooting at the Istanbul Ataturk airport resulted in the death of one man and one injury.

Shooting at Istanbul airport

World Bulletin / News Desk

A death has been reported at the Istanbul Ataturk airport after a shooting at the domestic flights terminal just after midnight last night.

Ilyas Ugar, 30, was killed after being shot by a 19-year-old man simply identified as Ersin G. The victim died on the scene.

The shooting briefly caused panic at Istanbul’s largest and busiest international airport. A bystander was also injured by rebounding bullets, but is said to be well after having been taken to hospital.

The assailant was arrested by police and taken into custody. 

Last Mod: 22 Ekim 2013, 15:30
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