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Turkey Attack: Manhunt for gunman continues, 12 arrested

Turkey Attack: Manhunt for gunman continues, 12 arrested

India Blooms News Service | | 03 Jan 2017, 09:03 am
Istanbul, Jan 3 (IBNS): The Turkish Police have arrested 12 people so far as manhunt to nab the attacker who killed 39 people during a new year eve party at a nightclub here continued, media reports said on Tuesday.

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus was quoted as saying hby BBC: "Information about the fingerprints and basic appearance of the terrorist have been found."

Militant group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack at a night club in Turkey's capital Istanbul on Saturday, reports said.

"The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the deadly attack at a nightclub on New Year's Eve in the Turkish city of Istanbul,"  the SITE Intel Groupwebiste said.

The attack left at leas 39 people killed.

Two Indian nationals were also killed in the Reina nightclub attack incident.

World leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have condemned the attack.


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