Hrithik Roshan narrowly escapes Istanbul airport bombing

Updated 30 Jun, 2016 12:07pm

Images Staff

The actor was heading back to India with his kids via Atatürk Airport

As soon as news of the bombings broke, he tweeted his narrow escape.
As soon as news of the bombings broke, he tweeted his narrow escape.

The bombing at Istanbul's Atatürk Airport last night sent a tremor of fear down everyone's spine including Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan.

The actor was en route to India via Istanbul, after vacationing in Spain with his two sons, and narrowly missed the triple bombing by a mere few hours after taking the earliest flight out.

As soon as news of the bombings broke, he tweeted his narrow escape.

He praised the airport staff for helping him throughout and condemned terrorism, asking everyone to stand against it.

The triple bombing took place in the late hours of Tuesday night and have left almost 36 dead and 150 injured. Atatürk Airport is the third busiest airport in Europe and this is the deadliest of four attacks to rock Turkey's biggest city this year.