39 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Istanbul Takfiri-Terror Club Attack; First of 2017

  • Erdogan has been accused of aiding Daesh/ISIS 

(CNN)At least 39 people were killed and at least 69 wounded in an attack in a nightclub early Sunday as they were celebrating the new year, Turkey’s Interior Minister said.

“We are face to face with a terror attack,” Interior minister Suleyman Soylu told reporters.
Twenty-one of the dead have been identified, he said. Of those, 16 were foreign nationals and five were Turkish.

US officials also called it a terrorist attack, making it the first of 2017. Read more on CNN