Police Crews Surround Reina Nightclub in Istanbul After Attack

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 201758 views
Published: January 13, 2017

Ambulances and police vehicles surrounded the Reina nightclub in the Besiktas area of Istanbul after a gun attack early Sunday, January 1.

<span class="caps">NTV</span>, <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38481521" target="_blank">via <span class="caps">BBC</span> News,</a> reported two attackers were involved, with <a href="http://www.cnnturk.com/turkiye/son-dakika-ortakoyde-gece-kulubune-silahli-saldiri" target="_blank"><span class="caps">CNN</span> Turk reporting</a> they were dressed in Santa costumes.

Several hundred people were in the club at the time of the shooting and <a href="http://www.euronews.com/2017/01/01/several-people-wounded-in-an-attack-on-a-nightclub-in-istanbul-two-attackers-involved-turkish-ntv-television" target="_blank">reportedly dozens wounded</a> and several people killed.

Istanbul was on high alert for terror attacks, with roughly 17,000 police officers on duty.

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