Recent Terrorist Attacks in Turkey

 
A timeline of recent terrorist attacks in Turkey.
Police hunt for gunman in Istanbul New Year’s Eve attack – video report

 

Turkish police are on the hunt for a gunman who killed at least 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve. CCTV footage purportedly shows the suspect during the attack in the Reina club. Turkey’s interior minister says the gunman is believed to have acted alone

 
Police in Istanbul hunt for a gunman who opened fire at a night club, killing at least 39 people.
 
One of the revelers at the Istanbul nightclub which came under attack during New Year celebrations described the chaos and panic as people tried to escape a gunman intent on killing as many as possible
 
Turkey was shaken once again in the first hours of 2017, as one of Istanbul’s jet set nightclubs was raided by a gunman who killed 39 and wounded 65 people, four of whom are in a critical condition.
Until yesterday Turkey’s Diyanet was busy condemning New Year celebrations: 
Directorate of Religious Affairs Head Mehmet Görmez released a statement on Jan. 1 condemning the deadly attack at a nightclub in central Istanbul, which claimed 39 lives, describing the act as “savage and horrific.”
 
A gunman opened fire inside a packed Istanbul nightclub shortly after midnight on New Year’s Day, killing dozens and wounding dozens more, Turkish officials said.
 
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Jan. 1’s attack by an armed assailant who stormed a popular nightclub in Istanbul, killing 39 people during New Year celebrations, sought to create chaos in Turkey
Reina: site of Istanbul attack, a nightclub renowned for famous guests

 

Venue is popular with Turkish footballers and soap stars, as well as celebrities including Kylie Minogue and Daniel Craig

Undercover police in Taksim yesterday:  

 

 
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