Turkish Interior Minister: 39 people killed
ISTANBUL - Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said that 39 people were killed and 69 people were wounded in an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul-Ortaköy.
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, gave information on the armed attack on a nightclub in Ortaköy, Istanbul, said 39 people were killed and 69 were wounded, 4 of them are serious.
Minister Soylu said, "39 people lost their lives in the attack, the identification of 18 continues, 15-16 foreign nationals, 5 citizens of Turkey."
69 people were treated at the hospitals, Soylu said, "69 people were wounded which 4 of them are serious. The terrorist attack is an inhuman attack on a time when the nation is not protected."
Indicating that they are launching operations for the capture of the attackers, Soylu said, "We are against to terrorist attacks. Terrorist explorations are continuing, the Department of Security has launched the necessary operations and I hope that we will capture him soon." (ILKHA)