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Terror in Turkey: 10 Heartbreaking Images of the Destruction in Istanbul

Terror in Turkey: 10 Heartbreaking Images of the Destruction in Istanbul

By    |   Wednesday, 29 June 2016 08:08 AM EDT

Gunfire and suicide bomb blasts killed 41 people and wounded 239 at Istanbul's main airport in Turkey Tuesday after three suspected Islamic State militants went on a rampage and then blew themselves up, Reuters reported.

Here are 10 heartbreaking images of the terrorist attack's destruction:

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Passengers embrace outside Ataturk airport's main entrance in Istanbul, on June 28, 2016, after two explosions followed by gunfire hit Turkey's largest airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239. (Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images)


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Passengers embrace each other at the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport early Wednesday, June 29, 2016 following their evacuation after a blast. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)


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People walk away from Istanbul Ataturk airport, Turkey, following a blast June 28, 2016. (Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)


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Children and their relatives embrace as they leave Ataturk airport on June 28, 2016, in Istanbul after two explosions followed by gunfire hit Turkey's biggest airport. (Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images)


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Passengers rest on the pavement outside Istanbul's Ataturk airport early Wednesday, June 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)


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Armed security stand at an entrance of Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast June 28, 2016. (Osman Orsal/Reuters)


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A bullet impact is pictured on a window on June 29, 2016, at Ataturk International airport in Istanbul, a day after a suicide bombing and gun attack targeted Istanbul's airport. (Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images)


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Broken windows are pictured at the attacks and explosions site in Ataturk airport's international arrivals terminal on June 29, 2016. (Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images)


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Officials walk inside Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast June 28, 2016. (Osman Orsal/Reuters)


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Vehicles are seen behind a broken window at Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following Tuesday's blasts. (Osman Orsal/Reuters)

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Gunfire and suicide bomb blasts killed 41 people and wounded 239 at Istanbul's main airport in Turkey Tuesday after three suspected Islamic State militants went on a rampage and then blew themselves up.
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2016-08-29
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 08:08 AM
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