39 dead, 69 injured after gunmen open fire at nightclub in Istanbul (PHOTO) (UPDATE)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 1
09:17(GMT+4) An attacker killed at least 39 people, including a police officer, in a gun attack held on Reina, a popular night club in Istanbul, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu announced on Jan. 1, Hurriyet reported.
69 people were also wounded in the attack that was carried out before 1:30 a.m.
04:37(GMT+4) Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin announced that at least 35 people were killed and 40 injured as a result of the attack on the nightclub in Istanbul's Ortakoy district, Milliyet newspaper reported.
04:17(GMT+4) At least two people have been killed and 20 injured after the attack, Milliyet newspaper reported.
According to Turkey's NTV channel, two attackers were involved in the Reina attack. The shooters were wearing Santa Claus costumes, according to media reports.
03:37(GMT+4) A night nightclub in the Turkish city of Istanbul has been attacked, Milliyet newspaper reported.
Many people were injured according to reports.