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Police detain 30 people after Istanbul airport attack

  • A gun and bomb attack hit Istanbul's Ataturk Airport
  • Authorities say 45 people have died and more than 200 were injured
  • Officials say three suicide bombers blew themselves up after police opened fire
  • So-called Islamic State are believed to be behind the attacks
  • The Turkish prime minister branded the atrocity a "heinous planned attack"
  • Turkish police have detained 30 people in connection with the attack
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Turkey observes day of mourning for Istanbul victims

Some of the 41 victims of the terror attack at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport are being buried as Turkey observes a national day of mourning.

At least 41 people were killed in the attack at Ataturk Airport. Credit: Reuters/Osman Orsal
The dead include 23 Turkish citizens and 18 foreign nationals. Credit: Reuters/Osman Orsal
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Wednesday a national day of mourning. Credit: Reuters/Osman Orsal

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