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Turkish anti riot police officers prepare to stand guard as people walk nearby the explosion site at the Ataturk airport International terminal on July 1, 2016 three days after a suicide bombing and gun attack targeted Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing 44 people. The suicide attackers who launched the deadly Istanbul airport assault were planning to take dozens of passengers hostage, Turkish media reported on July 1, 2016, as CCTV of the bombers' faces emerged. Turkish officials have pointed blame at the Islamic State jihadist group for June 28 night's gun and bomb spree at Ataturk airport, which left 44 people dead including 19 foreigners. / AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSEOZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images

2 of 3 Istanbul airport bombers identified

The identity of one suspect was determined through a photocopy of his passport he provided in order to rent a house.

Relatives of Gulsen Bahadir, a victim of Tuesday's attack on Ataturk airport, mourn at her flag-draped coffin during her funeral ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Who were the Istanbul airport attack victims?

Four members of one family have been confirmed as being among the Saudi nationals killed in the airport attack.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Homeland Security Chief Jeh Johnson testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on oversight of the Department of Homeland Security, on June 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

1 US citizen injured in Istanbul airport attack

The revelation came during Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

epa05397826 Relatives of Umut Sakaroglu, a custom officer at Ataturk Airport who was killed in the attacks on 28 June, mourn during a funeral in Istanbul, Turkey, 29 June 2016. At least 41 people were killed and more than 239 others were wounded in three separate gun and bomb attack outside and inside the terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk international airport on 28 June, media reported quoting officials. The attacks have been linked to either the Islamic State (IS) militant group or Kurdish separatists, media added. EPA/SEDAT SUNA

Attackers identified; death toll rises to 44

The three suicide bombers who carried out the deadly attack on Istanbul’s main airport were nationals of Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan.

Colleagues of Ali Zulfikar Yorulmaz, a taxi driver killed in Tuesday blasts, look at his photograph during a memorial ceremony at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Thursday, June 30, 2016. A senior Turkish official on Thursday identified the Istanbul airport attackers as a Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz national hours after police carried out sweeping raids across the city looking for Islamic State suspects. Tuesday's gunfire and suicide bombing attack at Ataturk Airport killed dozens and injured over 200. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Istanbul airport bombing: What we know so far

Breaking down updates in the investigation into Tuesday’s attack.

A woman reacted the day after a suicide bombing killed 42 people and wounded more than 200 others at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport.

Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage

Inciting panic and then taking lethal advantage, three attackers unleashed bullets and bombs at Ataturk Airport, leaving 42 dead.

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives for the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa, Wednesday June 29, 2016. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

After Istanbul airport attack, Obama pledges to end to ‘organizations of hate’

President Obama, speaking from a climate change meeting in Canada, said the attack shows how little these “vicious organizations” have to offer.

A family member helps Sacide Bugda, the mother of Abdulhakim Bugda, 24, one of victims, outside the Forensic Medical Center in Istanbul, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport late Tuesday, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) TURKEY OUT

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Obama offers condolences to Turkey’s president

President Obama called from aboard Air Force One to speak with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after Tuesday’s airport attack.

A worker wipes traces of blood from the wall of Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport late Tuesday, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey.(AP Photo/Omer Kuscu) TURKEY OUT

Istanbul airport attack another deadly blow on Turkey’s ambitions

The attackers chose an especially sensitive target, an airport embodying Turkey’s aim to become a global player and transit hub.

Fatal blast in Turkey’s southeast follows Istanbul airport attack

Turkey’s state-run news agency reports Kurdish rebels have killed two soldiers, barely 24 hours after suicide bombings struck the Ataturk airport.

Family members of victims cry outside Bakirkoy State Hospital in Istanbul, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport late Tuesday, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey.(AP Photo/Omer Kuscu) TURKEY OUT

Istanbul rattled by violent blasts as death toll hits 41

The attack that killed dozens is just the latest in a series of extremist assaults that have shaken Turkey’s tourism industry.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JUNE 29: A airport security officer stands near the blast scene at the country's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, following yesterday's blast on June 29, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul yesterday. The Istanbul Governor's Office says 41 people have been killed, 37 of the victims have been identified, including 10 foreign nationals and three people with dual citizenship. More than 230 people were wounded but 109 have been discharged from hospitals in the deadly suicide bombing attack in Istanbul's Ataturk airport blamed on the Islamic State group. (Photo by G0khan Tan/Getty Images)

Istanbul airport attack: What we know so far

A look at what is known and remains to be determined in Tuesday’s deadly attack at Ataturk International Airport.

Paramedics pushed a stretcher at Turkey's largest airport.

Suspected ISIS bombers kill at least 36 at Istanbul airport

The attackers arrived at Ataturk Airport in a taxi and blew themselves up after opening fire, killing dozens and wounding many others.

People gather on the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport, early Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Suspected Islamic State group extremists have hit the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing dozens of people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said Tuesday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) TURKEY OUT

Other recent airport attacks at a glance

The attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Tuesday was the latest in such incidents at major airports in recent years.

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Donald Trump calls Istanbul attack ‘so sad’

“Yet another terrorist attack, this time in Turkey. Will the world ever realize what’s going on?” Trump tweeted.

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Three graphics that put Istanbul attack into perspective

Here’s a visual look at the Ataturk airport after an attack left more than two dozen people dead on Tuesday.

The scene from the ground in Istanbul

Several suicide bombers hit Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, killing at least 36 people. Here are photos and video from the scene.