- Pakistan International Airlines showed support to Turkish Airline followed by terrorist attack
Pakistan International Airlines Showed Support To Turkish Airline Followed By Terrorist Attack
Umer Jamshaid 2 years ago Wed 29th June 2016 | 03:44 PM
Lahore, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th june, 2016): A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Ataturk airport shook Instanbul which was exclaimed as one of the deadliest of four attacks following year.
36 casualties including foreigners were exclaimed by the Turkish Authorities. Pakistan International Airline (PIA) offered his support and help to Turkish Airlines in this time of extreme grief and distrust.
According to a press release by CEO PIA, Bernd Hildenbrand stated, “We are deeply sorry for this tragedy and as code share partners with Turkish Airlines we are ready to extend our all out support to them,” The assaulter opened fire at the international terminal entrance before blowing themselves up at around 10:00 pm Tuesday Turkish authorities stated.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim expressed while talking to the journalists at the incident scene that there was no immidiate claim of responsibility for Tuesday's bloodshed but evidences pointed to Daesh to be involved in this massacre, calling it an alternate name for the terrorists.
Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag stated 36 casualties including foreigners and 147 people injured but no further details were given yet. The attack resulted interruption and diversion of all flights at the airport which was claimed as the busiest air transportation hub of Europe.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expected an international mutual fight against terrorism, "joint fight" , as Western allies objurgate the flagitious attack including United States. According to Yildirim the assaulter had arrived in a taxi and opened fire on passengers before exploding themselves.