Turkey Nightclub Attack
Turkey nightclub attack by Muslim extremist
The suspect, identified as Abdulgadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen born in 1983, received help in the attack, done “in the name of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). He had been trained in Afghanistan and speaks four languages. A pistol, an air gun, ammunition, two drones and $197,000 were seized during the raid on the residence where Abdulgadir Masharipov was found.
Abdulgadir Masharipov was detained after the police raided a residence in the Esenyurt district of Istanbul, which is home to a large number of migrants from former Soviet states in Central Asia.
He was arrested with four others, an Iraqi man and three women from countries including Egypt and another country on the African continent.
The other suicidal attack at Istanbul’s main international airport in June, which left scores dead, the three suicide bombers were identified as citizens of Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Uzbekistan.
Abdulgadir Masharipov, who used the alias Abu Mohammed Khorasani Abdulqavi, entered Turkey illegally in January 2016 from the eastern border.
Islamic Extremist Scumbag decided to go to Paradise in 2017, so he went to Reina nightclub in Istanbul after midnight on New Year’s Eve, screamed “Allah Akbar” and started shooting with his Kalashnikov. 39 killed, 70 injured. 15 of the dead are foreign nationals. There were over 700 people in the nightclub at the time of the attack.
They went out to celebrate the new year, ended up dead by a lunatic extremist! RIP! What a waste of life! Life cut short!