Two attackers detained at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport

Two attackers detained at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport

Turkish police detained two people who failed to stop despite warnings at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Saturday night as the airport was placed under a brief lockdown, Trend reported citing Daily Sabah.

The security officials closed off all entry and exit points at the airport during the hunt for the two suspects. One of them reportedly fired his gun into the air as police officers shot him immediately, causing minor injuries.

The second suspect was detained at the park lot of the airport.

The Turkish Airlines made a statement following the incident, saying all flights resume without a delay and the situation at the airport returned to normal.

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