At least 15 foreigners were among 39 people killed in the gun attack on an Istanbul club during New Year festivities, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Sunday. The majority of those killed were foreigners – most of them tourists from Arab countries – while five were identified as Turks.
Another 69 people are being treated in hospital for their wounds. Featured news articles below share a variety of descriptions of the attack.
First pictures of Saudis killed in Turkey nightclub attack. AL Arabiya News
Turkey club attack survivor: ‘There were dead bodies on top of me’. Eyewitness Sinem Uyanik told the Associated Press she saw several bodies inside the Istanbul nightclub that was attacked during New Year’s celebrations. Al Arabiya News