Turkey: Nightclub attack police continue search for the gunman

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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.

The manhunt continues for a gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub as Turkey marked the start of the new year. BBC News

Turkey nightclub shooting: Istanbul mourns victims as search continues. The Guardian

People from over 10 countries among Istanbul nightclub attack victims. RT News

Istanbul nightclub attack: President Erdogan says Turkey will ‘fight to the end against terror’ as manhunt continues. The Independent

Istanbul terror attack: A bloody end to a grim year for Turkey. CNN USA

Attacker still at large after killing 39 and wounding 70 in New Year’s Eve shooting rampage at upmarket Reina club. Al Jazeera

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

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