Shooter’s nightclub in Istanbul, wanted to attack on Taksim square commit
The 34-year-old man who, during the new year eve in a nightclub 39 people doodschoot, was planning an attack to commit to the popular Taksim square in Istanbul. He saw them because there was too much security.
That has the shooter, Abdulkadir Masharipov, according to the authorities declared, reports the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet on Wednesday. Masharipov got to say that the orders of an emir of the terreurbeweging Islamic State (IS) in Raqqah.
Masharipov was on 16 January by the Turkish authorities arrested. Shortly afterwards, he confessed the assault to have been committed on the night club in Istanbul.
Compared to Turkey, he has declared that he is through Iran to Turkey was received. He stayed in the central Turkish city of Konya and received the order from Syria during the new year, an assault to commit to the Taksim square.
Summary: Attack in night club Istanbul
In an armed attack in a nightclub in Istanbul in the night of Saturday 31 december Sunday 1 January dozens of deaths and injured cases.
Eyewitnesses report that visitors in the water jumps around on the balls to escape.
At the time of the attack were in the club between 500 and 600 people present. The street in front of the club shortly after the attack, packed with the emergency services.
The police of Istanbul tore up large.
The next day was in the neighborhood of the nightclub still a lot of police.
For the doors of the club, flowers were laid.
One of the victims is Sunday, January 1 buried amid great public interest.
Islamic State has Monday 2 January (Dutch time) the attack was claimed. Eight people are arrested, but the culprit is still on free feet.
Turkey on Wednesday January 4, presumably the identity of the perpetrator traced. Minister Cavusoglu wants no further information about the suspect who is still on the run.
The Turkish authorities on 13 January, two men were arrested on suspicion of involvement in the attack.
On January 16, is the suspect of the attack were arrested, one day later, he confesses.
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For the turn of the year, there were strict security measures taken on the square that is also much visited by tourists. Masharipov took then contact with the emir, which he commanded to a new target to search.
With a taxi he went to the night club Reina. When he saw that an attack could be committed, he took again contact with Syria. After he got permission for the club to attack, he was returned to a shelter to weapons to pick up.
This is what we know about the attack on the nightclub in Istanbul