Attack on Istanbul Airport – Retaliation for Turkey shooting down Russian Jet?

Special Posting 9:00am CT Thursday 2006 by Jim Lantern

In three stages of events history as follows…

FIRST…

Turkey’s downing of Russian warplane – what we know – BBC News

BBC

Dec 1, 2015 – Both Russia and Turkey say the Russian Su-24, an all-weather attack aircraft, wasshot down by Turkish F-16s in the Turkey-Syria border area …

Turkey Shoots Down Russian Military Jet – WSJ

The Wall Street Journal

Nov 24, 2015 – Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian military jet along the Syrian border on Tuesday, sparking fury in Moscow that threatened to undercut efforts …


In the news
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The Russian jet was shot down over Syria in November 2015. Photograph: Anadolu …

Erdogan ‘sorry’ for downing of Russian jet

Aljazeera.com3 days ago

THEN…

Istanbul airport attack: 42 killed; flights resume – CNN.com

CNN

12 hours ago – Just five hours after terrorists killed 42 people at an Istanbul airport, travelers … Istanbul terror attack: Erdogan says Turkey will not be divided.

Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Deaths rise to 42 as Turkey mourns …

BBC

4 hours ago – Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Deaths rise to 42 as Turkey mourns … term “a marauding terrorist firearms attack“, following a pattern first seen in …

Istanbul airport attack: Turkey blames Isis as new details emerge of …

The Guardian

4 hours ago – President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says attack in which 42 died should be turning point in global fight against terrorism.

AND NOW…

Official: Turkey bombers from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

USA Today

40 mins ago – The three suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul’s main airport, killing 43 people, were nationals from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, …

In the news
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One is said to be from Russia’s North Caucasus region … Turkish media said counter-terrorism police had raided … The assault on Ataturk airport – Europe’s third busiest – is …

Istanbul Airport Attackers Were From Russia, Kyrgyzstan and …

2 mins ago – Istanbul Airport Attackers Included 1 From Russia. … A Turkish official said theRussian attacker was from the country’s restive … Meanwhile, 13 arrests were made in Istanbul after a series of overnight anti-terror raids, according to … The raids follow Tuesday’s deadly attack at the city’s Ataturk airport, which …

Istanbul attack planner reportedly identified as Chechen ISIS trainer …

Fox News Channel

1 hour ago – A Chechen terrorist responsible for training Russian-speaking militants for … Istanbul airport massacre that killed 43, according to Turkish media. … to terrorism since 2008, Russia Today reported, citing Russian news … out suicide attacks in the capital Ankara or in the southern city of Adana, Anadolu said.

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