Turkish officials have pinned the coordinated strike, which involved three suicide bombers, on the Islamic State and claim that the assailants were foreigners. Authorities also began raids on suspected jihadist cells in the country and arrested 22 people accused of links to the extremist organization.
That's little comfort to the victims and their families, though. The dead include passengers, taxi drivers and airport staff. They include Turkish nationals and 19 foreigners. Among the many moving stories and details to emerge about those slain is the last Facebook post put up by Gulsen Bahadir, a 20-something Turkish airlines staffer who was shot dead inside the terminal.
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