New Year nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul

[16-01-2017 03:46 PM]

Ammon News - AMMONNEWS - The gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday.

Hurriyet said the attacker Abdulkadir Masharipov was caught along with his son during a police operation in the Esenyurt district.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was revenge for Turkish military involvement in Syria.

*Al Arabiya

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