June 2016: Terror In Istanbul Airport
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of June 2016.
1. Novak Djokovic Completes Career Grand Slam 2. Peru Elects President 3. Extremists in Kazakhstan 4. Anaconda: NATO War Game 2016 5. Maria Sharapova Receives Two-Year Suspension 6. June Terror Attack in France 7. Victory in Falluja 8. Rome Elects First Female Mayor 9. Olympic Athletes Bow Out Due to Zika 10. Columbia Cease-Fire 11. Brexit 12. Turkey and Israel Agree 13. Terror at Istanbul Airport
- Terror In Istanbul Airport
- Three terrorists storm into the Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey on June 28, 2016. The terrorists, armed with explosives and guns, open fire before detonating the explosives. More than 40 are killed, and hundreds more wounded. Those who survive the attack are led out of the airport by police, through a terrifying path of blood and shattered glass. Three days after the attact, no one has claimed responsibility.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Omer Kuscu