Turkish security forces arrested the terrorist responsible for the New Year’s Eve terror attack in Istanbul. 39 people were murdered in the attack.

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Yesterday (Monday), Turkish news outlets reported that local security forces arrested the terrorist responsible for the New Year’s Eve terror attack in Istanbul. 39 people were murdered in the attack and 40 more were injured.

The terrorist was captured by local police in Istanbul’s Esenyurt district. “Our war with terror and the powers behind it will continue to the end,” tweeted Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus and congratulated the police.







The terrorist

The terrorist Photo credit: CNN/ Channel 2 News

The Reina Club where the shooting occurred is located near the Bosphorus. It is considered one of the most popular nightclubs among tourists and locals. According to reports, 500-600 people were in the club when the armed terrorist dressed as Santa Claus came into the club.







39 were murdered

39 were murdered Photo credit: Reuters/ Channel 2 News