World mourns victims of Istanbul terror attacks

The political and football worlds paid tribute to the victims of Saturday's attacks as funeral ceremonies were held on Monday.

Photo by: AP
Photo by: AP

People carry the coffins of bomb victims during a memorial in Istanbul.

The international community has condemned Saturday's twin attacks, for which the PKK-affiliated TAK terrorist organisation claimed responsibility. Thirty-eight police and eight civilans died in the twin bomb attacks in Istanbul's Besiktas district, following a football match. Politicians and footballers from around the world paid tribute to the victims.

TRT World's Oliver Whitfield-Miocic reports.