"Father Christmas" opens fire on nightclub killing 39 in Istanbul, Turkey

"Father Christmas" opens fire on nightclub killing 39 in Istanbul, Turkey

A terrorist dressed up as Santa Claus killed at least 39 people when he opened fire on a nightclub named Reina in Turkish capital, Istanbul on New Year’s eve.
According to eyewitness and details captured from surveillance video, the attacker first killed a policeman positioned at the club gate, then shot people at random outside before heading inside the nightclub. He was heard shouting “Allahu Akbar” all the while.

"Father Christmas" opens fire on nightclub killing 39 in Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish authorities say  69 people were injured in the attack. Police has released a blurry image (above) of the suspected assilant caught on CCTV. It is believed that 13 of the fatal victims are foreigners.