There are no Ukrainians among the victims of the terrorist attack in Istanbul — Consul General

Among identified victims of the terrorist attack in a night club of Istanbul citizens of Ukraine.

This was announced by the Consul General of Ukraine in Istanbul Vasily Bodnar on his page in Facebook.

«According to information from the Governorship of Istanbul, among the identified bodies (21 of the 39 persons killed in the attack) there are no Ukrainian citizens. Consuls are checking hospitals for any Ukrainian citizens among the wounded in the attack,» wrote the Consul.

The Embassy of Ukraine in Turkish Republic asks Ukrainians to abide by the safety regulations in connection with the terrorist attack in Istanbul.

«In connection with the attack, which took place in Istanbul on 1 January 2017, once again we draw the attention of citizens of Ukraine who are or are planning to visit Turkey, to the necessity of observance of safety rules and the recommendations of the MFA of Ukraine and embassies», — is spoken in the message of Department in Facebook.

In particular, the Embassy strongly recommends avoiding unnecessarily long stay in transport terminals (airports, seaports, train and bus stations), at key public transport stops, to limit the visiting of office buildings, large shopping complexes, restaurants, cafes, night clubs.

In addition, Ukrainians in Turkey are calling constantly to follow the news about the situation in the country and location, to steadily carry out all lawful instructions and recommendations of law enforcement bodies and local authorities always to have at itself the documents proving the identity.

The report notes that in case of emergency, threatening the life and health of the citizens of Ukraine should contact the Embassy of Ukraine in Turkey by phone: +90 533 307 72 32 or at the Consulate General of Ukraine in Istanbul-phone: + 90530612 55 77, or round-the-clock «hotline» MFA of Ukraine: +38 044 238 16 57.

We will remind, in Istanbul on new year’s night in a shooting in a nightclub killed 39 people, 16 of them foreign nationals. Injured 69 people.

Night club Reina is one of the largest in Istanbul, is located in the historic district of the city of Istanbul. At the time of the attack there were over 500 people.

There are no Ukrainians among the victims of the terrorist attack in Istanbul — Consul General 01.01.2017

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