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Islamic State prime suspect in Istanbul attack

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>> Anger in Turkey, the morning after a deadly attack on Istanbul's main airport, the third busiest in Europe. Headlines reading, traitors, barbarians and go to hell. Three suicide bombers opening fire, then blowing themselves up at the Ataturk airport's entrance Tuesday night. At least 41 people dead. Some 250 injured.
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41 still in intensive care. Reuter's Dave Doolin is in Istanbul.>> It's a somber, grim mood, and anger. This is the eighth major bombing in the country this year, and it's not because of the laxity of security. Istanbul Ataturk Airport has tighter security than many Western European or even North American airports.
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So there is a feeling of frustration, as well, wondering what more can be done.>>
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> The Turkish Prime Minister says Islamic state appears to be responsible, calling it a vile terrorist act.>> Certainly we can expect to see tighter security measures. One good example, is when you drive to Narita airport in Japan,, quite a ways before entering sort of the airport, there's a security checkpoint where they make you pop the boot of your car and they do sort of a check of the boot, that could be one area, maybe moving a check point out further for cars.
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Although, it's all ready an incredibly busy airport, so I don't know if logistically how possible that would be.>> Turkey's had to fight on two fronts against Jurdish separatists and Islamic state militants. The latest attack a major blow to the country, which depends on tourism. Recent figures showed the number of foreigners visiting fell by more than a third last month.
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This is sure to hit that further.