39 Dead in Istanbul New Year’s Attack

An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations, killing at least 39 people.

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Relatives of victims gather near the scene of a fatal shooting that killed 39 and wounded 60 others at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. A gunman fired into the nightclub Sunday morning, killing revelers celebrating the new year on Jan. 1, 2017.
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Medics carry a wounded person at the scene after an attack at a popular nightclub in Istanbul, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said that an armed assailant has opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations.
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Youths embrace near the scene of an attack in Istanbul, on New Year's Day, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume and armed with a long-barrel weapon opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul's Ortakoy district during New Year's celebrations, killing dozens of people and wounding dozens of others in what the province's governor described as a terror attack.
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Turkish police secure the area at Ortakoy district near night club Reina on Jan. 1, 2017, in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin says at least 39 died in a terror attack at Istanbul's famous night club Reina in Bosphorus shores.
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Relatives of victims gather near the Reina nightclub in Istanbul,Turkey, on Jan.1, 2017.
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Medics and security officials work at the scene after an attack at a popular nightclub in Istanbul, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Turkey's state-run news agency said an armed assailant opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations.
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People walk in the rain near the scene of an attack in Istanbul, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Turkey's state-run news agency said an armed assailant opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations.
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Turkish police secure the area at Ortakoy district under the Bosphorus Bridge near nightclub Reina on Jan. 1, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Medics and security officials work at the scene after an attack at a popular nightclub in Istanbul, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.
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