The Turkish authorities have established the nationality of the shooter, who had organized the attack in a nightclub in Istanbul

The Turkish authorities have established the nationality, communication and the possible location of the suspect in the terrorist attack in Istanbul nightclub, which killed dozens of people, reports Reuters with reference to the statement of Deputy Prime Minister of Kaynak Weixiaired by the television channel A Haber.

According to Kaynak, the suspect is probably a Uyghur nationality. Vice-Premier did not rule out that the terrorist was able to leave the country, but called far more likely possibility of capture in the result of investigative actions within Turkey.

Deputy Prime Minister also said that during the attack the perpetrator acted alone, but he could be assistants. While Reuters notes that yesterday the Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the identity of the terrorist was installed, however, its name, the authorities are not called.

Yesterday, Turkish police detained in Izmir province about 30 suspected of involvement in the terrorist attack in a nightclub. Among those detained were three families suspected of having links with the group «Islamic state» claimed responsibility for the attack, and the natives of Dagestan and Central Asia.

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.




The Turkish authorities have established the nationality of the shooter, who had organized the attack in a nightclub in Istanbul 05.01.2017

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