VIDEO: 5 ISIS Suspects Arrested, 21 People in Detention After Istanbul Attack

Wed Jan 4, 2017 10:51:39

With 5 ISIS suspects arrested in connection of deadly Istanbul nightclub attack, number of arrested suspects reached to 21 people, but main suspect which Turkey police is hunting for him is yet at large.

Alalam - Turkey

Turkish police have detained five Islamic State suspects (ISIS, IS and Daesh) in the western city of Izmir in connection with the gun attack in an Istanbul nightclub which killed 39 people on New Year's Day, the state-run Anadolu agency said on Wednesday.

Anadolu reported on Tuesday that 14 people had been detained over the attack, which Islamic State has claimed, while NTV reported that two foreign nationals had been detained at Istanbul's main Ataturk airport.

The gunman, who fled after the attack, remains at large, Reuters reports.

Main suspect who is unknown attacked Istanbul Reina nightclub killed 39 people and tens injured, including many foreigners were people celebrating the New Year.

The Islamic State group on January 2, 2017 claimed the shooting rampage inside a glamorous Istanbul nightclub on New Year's night.


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