39 Killed, Many Injured In Istanbul Nightclub ‘Terror Attack’

attackAt least 39 people, including 16 foreigners, were killed and around 40 wounded in Turkey on Sunday when gunmen reportedly dressed as Santa stormed an elite nightclub where partygoers were celebrating the New Year. The Istanbul terror attack is the latest carnage to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016. Two gunmen dressed as Santa entered the Reina nightclub, one of the city’s most exclusive party spots, and sprayed bullets at random, Dogan news agency said.

“Forty people are receiving treatment in hospitals,” Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin told reporters at the scene of the nightclub on the Bosphorus in the city’s European side.

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