Detained a suspect in committing a terrorist act in Istanbul

Abdulqadir Masharipov

Turkish security forces arrested Abdulkadir Masharipova suspected of committing a terrorist act in the new year night in Istanbul club. Hurryiet reported.

The special operation was held on Monday evening, January 16, in Istanbul in Esenyurt district. According to the Daily Sabah, Masharipov was arrested at the home of his friend, a native of Kyrgyzstan. Currently he is being questioned in the headquarters of the police.

That Turkish police have identified the suspect, it became known on January 7th. He was a native of Uzbekistan Abdulqadir Masharipov, also known as Abu Muhammad of Khorasan. The shooter, who managed to escape after the attack at the nightclub Reina, lasted all this time.

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.