Additional police officers are being deployed to airports in New York City and New Jersey after an attack at an airport in Istanbul, Turkey.

A Turkish riot police officer patrols Ataturk airport`s main enterance in Istanbul. / AFP / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Tuesday that travelers should expect to see officers with tactical weapons patrolling at New York's John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports and at New Jersey's Newark International Airport.

Port Authority officials said they were continuing to monitor the situation in Turkey alongside federal and local officials, including the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force.

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