Two new arrests in connection with attack nightclub Turkey

Two new arrests in connection with attack nightclub Turkey

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At the airport Ataturk in Istanbul, the police Tuesday, two foreigners arrested in connection with the assault in the nightclub Reina with the the new year.

Reports that the Turkish broadcaster NTV. The nationalities of the two are not yet known. Previously held the police already twelve people in the manhunt on the offender.

Turkey made Monday that the search for the shooter of the attack intensifies.

Dozens of dead and injured in attack on night club Istanbul

The perpetrator of the shooting is still on free feet. Deputy prime minister Kurtulmus says that authorities fingerprints and a description of the shooter, reports the BBC. It can according to him not long before he is identified.


According to Turkish media suspect the police that it is a man, around 25 years old, from Central Asia, possibly from Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan or the north-west of China. The security service of Kyrgyzstan conducts research to these messages about the possible nationality of the offender.

The Turkish police are trying to find out whether the perpetrator is of the same terrorist cell is part if the terrorists that an attack committed at the airport of Istanbul in June last year. When it fell, when 41 dead.

The police has a picture released of the main suspect. Previously popped a movie in which the potential shooter to see is on the Taksim square.

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