Saturday, December 31, 2016

Massacre At Istanbul Nightclub That Was Celebrating New Years Eve

Daily Mail: Terrorist caught on CCTV dressed as Father Christmas shoots 35 dead and wounds 40 in Istanbul celebrity nightclub as terrified New Year's Eve revellers dive into Bosphorus to survive

* The gunmen appear to be wearing Santa costumes in CCTV footage
* The pair opened fire in the Reina nightclub, one of Istanbul's most popular venues
* The city's governor said 35 people were killed in the New Year's Eve attack
* A police officer is among the dead, Vasip Şahin revealed
* An estimated 17,000 police officers are believed to be on duty tonight in Istanbul
* Nightclub owner Mehmet Kocarslan said security had been stepped up after US intelligence warnings
* The celebrity haunt is popular with stars including Kevin Costner, Uma Thurman, Salma Hayek and Sting

Thirty five people have been killed in an armed attack in an Istanbul nightclub, the city's governor has revealed.

The gunman, believed to have been dressed in a Santa costume, opened fire inside the Reina nightclub in Istanbul's Ortaköy district, where hundreds were celebrating the New Year.

A further 40 people are thought to have been wounded in the attack, which has been captured in CCTV footage. It happened at 1.30am local time.

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More News On Tonight's Massacre In Istanbul

The Latest: Witness describes scene inside Istanbul club -- AP
Istanbul nightclub attack: at least 35 killed in New Year's Eve mass shooting – live updates -- The Guardian
Istanbul governor: at least 35 dead in attack on nightclub -- AP
Gun attack kills at least 35 at Istanbul nightclub -- Reuters
Istanbul nightclub attack 'leaves 35 dead' -- BBC
35 killed and 40 wounded in New Year's attack on Istanbul night club -- FOX News
Istanbul nightclub 'Santa attack' kills 35 -- AFP
Turkey attack: Gunman who launched terror attack on Istanbul nightclub was 'dressed as Santa' -- The Independent
Turkey nightclub attack: Dozens killed after attacker opens fire, official says -- CNN
At least 35 people killed in Istanbul nightclub attack, reports city governor -- DW
Scores dead in attack at Istanbul nightclub -- Al Jazeera
At least 35 killed, 40 injured in Istanbul nightclub terrorist attack (GRAPHIC VIDEOS) -- RT

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