THE ISLAMIC STATE CLAIMS NEW YEAR ATTACK on Istanbul Nightclub Killing 39

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Alex Lantier and Halil Celik | Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 1:54 Beijing

The original source of this article is World Socialist Web Site

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Yesterday, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militia claimed a bloody terror attack on Istanbul’s Reina nightclub. Around 700 people were celebrating the New Year at the nightclub when, at 1:30 a.m. on January 1, an individual armed with an assault rifle shot unarmed security guards at the nightclub and entered the premises, shooting and killing 39 patrons, including 15 foreigners. Sixty-five others were wounded.

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