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    Ambulances line up on a road leading to a nightclub where a gun attack took place during a New Year party in Istanbul, Turkey, January 1, 2017.

    Istanbul Nightclub Attack Perpetrator Killed

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    Istanbul Reina Nightclub Attack During New Year’s Celebrations (46)

    According to media reports, Istanbul's Reina nightclub shooter has been killed.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A perpetrator of the attack on Istanbul’s Reina nightclub was killed, The Guardian reported on Sunday citing Turkish officials.

    Police started to leave the site of the attack, according to The Guardian’s correspondent.

    The nightclub Reina in Istanbul's Besiktas district was attacked early on Sunday by a man, who was reportedly talking in Arabic. The attacker is said to have opened fire from a Kalashnikov assault rifle.

    According to Vasip Sahin, governor of the Istanbul province, at least 39 people were killed and 69 injured as a result of the attack.

    Istanbul Reina Nightclub Attack During New Year’s Celebrations (46)


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