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Daily Diaries: The World Prays for Turkey in Light of the Bombing at Ataturk Airport

Daily Diaries: The World Prays for Turkey in Light of the Bombing at Ataturk Airport

It has been just a few weeks since the shooting in Orlando, Florida, and the world receives another devastating news: 36 died and more than 140 were injured from an attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. Initial reports point to three suicide bombers involved in this attack.

While no Filipinos were harmed in the incident, Amy Perez-Castillo, who was en route to Manila from Spain, was in an Istanbul-bound flight which was diverted due to the attack.

The world is one with Turkey during this trying time:

 

Netizens also took note that this is the fourth bombing Turkey has experienced in the span of one year, and that the number of terrorist incidents keep increasing, which is, needless to say, alarming:

 

We may be far from Istanbul, but this incident has made such an impact on all of us, because, as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. put it:

 

We're leaving here something to think about:

 

Let's all pray for the souls lost in this attack, and for peace the world over.

 

ALSO READ: Daily Diaries: A Closer Look at the Outpouring of Love for the Victims of the Orlando Shooting

 

Banner photograph from twitter.com/Rabyia_Baig

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