Suspected organiser of Istanbul Reina nightclub attack detained

Suspected organiser of Reina nightclub attack is detained in Istanbul

An ambulance responds to the scene of the Istanbul nightclub shooting. The suspected organiser has now been detained

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Turkish police have detained the suspected organiser of the attack on the Reina nightclub on New Years Day

A gunman opened fire with a Kalashnikov assault rifle on the nightclub on January 1, killing 39 people and wounding 69, in an attack for which Islamic State claimed responsibility. 

Abdulkadir Masharipov has been arrested by the authorities on suspicion of the charges following a massive manhunt.

More on this as it develops.