MOMENT OF TERROR: Man pictured holding AK-47 as footage claims to show people fleeing Istanbul attacks

ISTANBUL ATTACK: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR
• At least 36 killed, 147 injured in two explosions at Ataturk airport
• Multiple (reportedly three) suicide bombers blew themselves up after police fired on them
• One of the attackers failed due to police intervention
• Fourth suicide bombing in Turkey this year
Three suicide bombers have launched a calculated attack at Istanbul’s airport, firing bullets into crowds as they fled, before blowing themselves up injuring more than 147 people.
The death toll is expected to rise to 50.
A Senior Turkish official says 31 people have been confirmed dead, with the death toll expected to rise after explosions at the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Tuesday.
CCTV shows moment police officer tries to stop suicide bomber at Istanbul airport
All flights have been cancelled to and from the airport, leaving passengers stranded.
Both Turkish and U.S. officials say they suspect ISIS involvement in the incident.


A photo of a man holding an AK-47, claimed to be one of suicide bombers has been uploaded to Twitter.
An AK-47 was found lying abandoned on the floor. Photo: Reuters
Unconfirmed CCTV uploaded to Twitter has reportedly shown the moment of the explosion.
Witnesses have told of a police officer who shot down one of the attackers, before he was able to detonate his explosives.
This heroic action reportedly gave those nearby a chance to escape.

Terrifying footage has shown the moment one of the gunmen is seen running through the airport arrivals terminal, before collapsing to the ground.
It’s believed the attacker was struck by a police bullet, which sent his AK-47 darting across the floor.
The officer then approaches the gunman, before he realised he was about to detonate his suicide vest.
The police officer then runs for his life.
It's believed the gunmen arrived at the airport in a taxi, and were trying to pass through security when they were stopped by officers.
This is when two of the gunmen reportedly unleashed their attack at the terminal entrance, another blew himself up in the carpark.
Reported CCTV of people running in fear during attack at Istanbul airport. Photo: Twitter.
Twitter user @RamiAlLolah also uploaded CCTV stills of a man holding an AK-47, claimed to be one of the suicide bombers.
One of the bombs was located just outside the terminal on the footpath, another was reportedly found at the security gate at the entrance to the airport.
Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said one attacker "first opened fire with a Kalashnikov then detonated himself" at entrance to the airport terminal.
IN PICTURES: Photos reveal the devastation after suicide bombers attacked Istanbul airport
Photo: Twitter
A man pictured carrying a wounded boy away from the scene of the airport attack. Photo: Twitter.
An eyewitness claimed a police officer at the scene wrestled one of the attackers to the ground, before the explosions.
It's also reported police were forced to open fire from an entry point to 'neutralise the suspects'.
Videos uploaded to social media from the scene show travelers waiting terrified on the airport floor.
One man can be heard yelling "Get down! Get down!" as gun shots can be heard.
Witness Jim Hyong Lee told The Telegraph he was about to travel to South Korea with his two children and wife.
“We heard gunshots when we were checking in," he said.
"I grabbed my family and ran. Someone waved us into the prayer room and hid us there until the police came."
Two explosions have rocked Istanbul international airport with multiple killed. Photo: Reuters.
Hevin Zini, 12, had just arrived from Duesseldorf, Germany, with her family and was in tears from the shock.
“There was blood on the ground,” she told The Associated Press. “Everything was blown up to bits... if we had arrived two minutes earlier, it could have been us.”
Yildirim, speaking to reporters at the airport, said all initial indications suggested the Islamic State group was behind the attacks.
Eye witness Ercan Ceyhan told CNN-Turk that he saw some 30 ambulances enter the airport.
The private DHA news agency said the wounded, among them police officers, were being transferred to Bakirkoy State Hospital.
The airport is the third busiest in the world, behind London's Heathrow, and Charles De Gaulle in Paris.
Turkish Airlines is also the official airline partner to the Euro 2016 football tournament, being held in France.
The first pictures from the scene showed the devastation of the attacks as taxis fled the scene and debris was scattered. Photos: Twitter.
Police sources have said they believe the attackers were affiliated with ISIL.
Turkish media claims the methods behind the attack and due to the fact tourists were targeted has led to initial speculation that ISIL was involved.
Despite this, nothing has been confirmed at this time.
One of the alleged suicide bombers carrying an AK-47.
ATTACKS ON TURKEY
Turkey has suffered several bombings in recent months linked to Kurdish or Islamic State group militants.
The bombings included two in Istanbul targeting tourists — which the authorities have blamed on the Islamic State group.
The attacks have increased in scale and frequency, scaring off tourists and hurting the economy, which relies heavily on tourism revenues.
In March 2016 at least 37 were killed when a car bomb exploded near a bus stop in Ankara, the Turkish capital. This attack was claimed by a Kurdish militant group.
Only six days later an ISIS suicide bomber blew himself up in one of Istanbul's busiest streets, killing four people.
One month prior to this 28 people were killed during a blast targeting military vehicles in Ankara - a Kurdish group claimed responsibility.
In January, 10 German tourists were killed during a suicide bombing in Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square. This attack was linked to ISIS.
DFAT: 'Australians urged to exercise caution in Turkey'
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have advised Australians to contact their loved ones.
If you are concerned about family or friends contact DFAT's 24 hour consular assistance on +61 2 6261 3305 or 1300 555 135.
Australians have been warned to exercise a high degree of caution in Turkey.
Malcolm Turnbull has urged Australians to stay united in the face of deadly terrorist attacks at Turkey's largest airport.
The federal government has condemned the suicide bombings.
"This is a very sad day for the people who love freedom, as we do and the Turkish people do," the prime minister told reporters in Sydney.
"It is very important in times like this Australians stay united and recognise that our successful multicultural society is built on a strong foundation of mutual respect."
The attacks were a reminder Islamist terrorists seek to "destroy, divide and kill" Muslims, Christians and others of non-Muslim faith, he said.
Mr Turnbull promised to "work relentlessly" with security agencies to keep Australians safe, while renewing his commitment to destroying the "murderous" Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Australian agencies were the best in the world, he declared.
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