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Hrithik Roshan escapes terror attack at Istanbul airport

June 29, 2016 11:46 IST

Hrithik RoshanBollywood star Hrithik Roshan was stuck at the Istanbul's Ataturk airport a few hours before the terrorist attack in which at least 36 people have been killed.

The 42-year-old Bang Bang! star, who was vacationing in Africa with sons Hrehaan and Hridhaan, was on his way back to India when he missed his connecting flight at Istanbul airport.

"Missed connecting flight at Istanbul n wer stuck at airport next flight ws next day, but took economy n flew out earlier. #Prayers4istanbul," Hrithik tweeted.

The actor also thanked the airport staff for the assistance provided and asked his fans to come together in the fight against terrorism.

"Was helped by the kindest staff at Istanbul airport hours ago. Shocking news. Innocents killed for religion. We must stand united against terrorism," he added.

Three suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers targeted the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 36 people and wounding many others, before blowing themselves up.

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