Turkish media are today reporting that the gun man responsible for the massacre and shooting of 39 people; in an Istanbul nightclub, has been successfully detained. The gun man has been identified as Abdulkadir Masharipov, an Uzbek national and ISIS have claimed responsibility for the attack.
The suspect is believed to have resisted arrest when special ops cops busted a house belonging to a freind of the attacker; who has been on the run since committing the terror act. ISIS claim the attac is “reprisal for Turkish military operations in northern Syria.”
Authorities in the region are believed to be carrying further raids in connection to terrorism also.