Authorities announced the deaths of 35 people in a shooting at a nightclub in Istanbul

On the night of January 1, 2017, an armed attack on a popular night club of Istanbul where celebrating the new year from 700 to 800 people.

Two of the attackers, presumably in costume of Santa Claus, opened fire at the entrance to the club, killing a police officer. Then they broke into the premises and opened indiscriminate firing.

According to the mayor of Istanbul, killing at least 25 people, the number of wounded exceeded 40 people.