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Nigeria beefs up airport security after Turkey attacks

01 July 2016, 07:33

Abuja - Nigerian authorities have reacted swiftly to the terror attack in Turkey by beefing up security at all major airports across the country, Naij reports.

Following the twin explosions and gunfire that rocked the Turkish international airport of Ataturk in Istanbul, killing 36 and leaving more than 40 people injured, Nigerian authorities have reacted to possible terrorist threats.

Also read: Turkey firm seeks partnerships in Nigeria aviation sector

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, said yesterday that technological devices such as metal detectors and 3D screening machines had been installed to counter any possible security breach.

FAAN advised all airport passengers to be security conscious at all times and weary of any threats or suspicious packages.

The Presidency meanwhile reacted to the terrorist attacks in Turkey, calling it very sad and wishing that all the victims to rest in peace.

News24 reported that two explosive devices were set off in the Ataturk International airport with video footage captured by CCTV cameras showing the exact moment a suicide bomber detonated the device.

For more on this story, visit Naij.

- News24 Nigeria


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