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DATE : Tuesday 17 January 2017 - 05:43
NEWS ID : 2421
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Istanbul’s New Year Attack Suspect Captured

Turkish media report that the main suspect of the nightclub attack in Istanbul, which killed 39 people, has been arrested

Istanbul’s New Year Attack Suspect Captured

Caspian International News Agency– Turkish media announce that the main suspect for the attack to the Reina nightclub, was captured today in Esenyurt districtin Istanbul.

Hurriyet Newspaper has said that the suspect was caught in the home of one of his friends, who was from Kyrgyzstan.

Two days after the deadly attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, the ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility and announced that this attack was a revenge for Turkey’s operations in Syria.

According to Hurriyet, the arrested suspect will undergo a medical examination before being handed to the police.

Turkey’s NTV Channel has said that the Kyrgyz friend of this suspect and three other people have been arrested. The four-year old son of this suspect was also in the house.

This report says that the suspect’s wife and one-year-old daughter were captured on January, 12.

(Translating by Negar Lotfi)


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