Turkish police identified the suspect in the terrorist attack in new year’s eve in Istanbul. According to the newspaper Daily Sabah, attacking — the native of Uzbekistan Abdulqadir Masharipov, also known as Abu Muhammad of Khorasan.
Law enforcement officials continue to search for the shooter, who managed to escape after the attack at the nightclub Reina.
Earlier it was reported that committing a terrorist act is suspected 28-year-old citizen of Kyrgyzstan Yahya of Mashrapov. Live on Turkish TV channel TRT World was shown a photograph of the passport in his name.
Subsequently, the man said that has nothing to do with this attack. According to Mashrapova, he flew to Turkey January 1 after the attack occurred. In Istanbul, he engaged in the Affairs connected with trade.
On the night of 1 January in club Reina in Istanbul, an unidentified terrorist opened fire. The victims of the attack were 39 people, including a Russian citizen Nurana Hasanova. Responsibility for attack was assumed banned in the Russian terrorist group “Islamic state”.
In the case of the terrorist attack in Istanbul detained 40 people, including citizens of Russia.