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At least 39 killed in New Year gun attack at Istanbul nightclub

At least one gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with hundreds of New Year’s revellers on Sunday, killing 39 people and wounding more than 40 in what the provincial governor described as a terrorist attack.

One assailant shot a police officer and a civilian as he entered the Reina nightclub before opening fire at random inside, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said at the scene. Some reports suggested there were multiple attackers. The governor told reporters: Continue reading At least 39 killed in New Year gun attack at Istanbul nightclub

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