In Turkey detained about 30 suspected new year’s terrorist attack in Istanbul

Turkish police early on the morning of January 4, was detained in Izmir province on 27 suspected of involvement in the terrorist attack in club Reina in Istanbul, a perfect new year’s eve, reports the website of the newspaper Hurriyet Daily News, citing the Agency Dogan.

Among the detainees — three families suspected of having links with the group «Islamic state» claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed 39 people, writes

Police initially raided addresses in the Central Anatolian province of Konya to detain three of the family of a foreign national, but failed to find anyone there. As it turned out, they escaped to Izmir after the terrorist attack in Istanbul nightclub, the report said.

A day earlier it was reported about the arrest of two foreigners in Istanbul airport Ataturk, on suspicion of involvement in the terrorist attack in Reina. Earlier, Turkish media reported that on 2 January, was arrested eight suspects, 3 January — six more.

The contractor of the attack have not been caught. 4 January Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the authorities have established the identity of the terrorist, but did not give his name, reports Reuters.

Earlier, local press reported that the massacre in the new year’s eve could make a citizen of Kyrgyzstan Yahya of Mashrapov. However, he during interrogation has declared his innocence in the terrorist attack. The same conclusion was reached in the Kyrgyz State Committee for national security (SCNS).

On the night of January 1, 2017, an armed gunman opened fire with a machine gun in a night club Reina in Istanbul, which killed 39 people. Among the victims were 25 foreigners. Almost 70 people were injured, most of them remain in hospital, several people in serious condition.

The search for the attacker continues.

The Ukrainian Embassy in Turkey reported that at present, Ukrainians identified among the killed there.

In Turkey detained about 30 suspected new year’s terrorist attack in Istanbul 04.01.2017

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