There was an attack in a popular nightclub in Istanbul last night killing at least 39 people. The assailant was said to be wearing a Santa Claus costume as he opened fire at Reina nightclub during a New Year’s party. In addition, at least 69 people were being treated in hospital for injuries according to AP.
(Image: Associated Press)
‘At least 16 of the 39 people killed in Istanbul nightclub shooting were foreign nationals’
At least 16 of the 39 people killed in Istanbul nightclub shooting were foreign nationals, says official. https://t.co/Z2OmvmUG7P
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 1, 2017
Images show the gunman dressed as Santa
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) January 1, 2017
While Dubai rings in the New Year with great celebrations, people’s thoughts are with the victims of the Istanbul attack and their families.
— Titus Thachanvelil തീത്തോസ് തച്ചൻപേരിൽ (@BeingTitus) January 1, 2017
— حسن سجواني ???????? Hassan Sajwani (@HSajwanization) January 1, 2017
— jikku ???? (@jikkumon) January 1, 2017
— Mohsin Raza Sheikh (@mohsinraza1214) January 1, 2017
Heart goes out to the #Istanbul night club attack victims & families. Just reminder that some ppl have started this year on a tragic note.
— Just Reva (@ItsJustReva) January 1, 2017