Turkish PM says first signs in Istanbul attack point to IS

, 9:05 AM IST

Istanbul: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said today that early signs suggested the Islamic State group was behind a triple suicide bombing at Istanbul airport, as he announced the death toll in the attack had risen to 36.

“According to the most recent information, 36 people have lost their lives,” Yildirim told journalists at the scene of the attack, adding that “the evidence points to Daesh”, using another name for IS.