A Lebanese citizen who survived the attack on a nightclub in Istanbul said the attacker was firing directly at people lying on the floor. The CCTV camera shows the attacker, who is still at large, entering the club.
The Uzbek national has confessed to firing indiscriminately at a crowd of revelers at a famous nightclub in Istanbul. He claimed a Russian operative of the "Islamic State" militant group ordered him to commit the attack.
Members of the "Islamic State" (IS) alleged to have been involved in last year's Istanbul airport attack have gone on trial in Turkey. If convicted, they could face a combined record jail sentence.
At least 39 people were killed in Istanbul, when a terror attack targeted visitors of a nightclub during the New Year's celebrations. Many of the victims were foreigners. Security forces were searching the city.
The attack at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul occurred amid deep ideological discord. Turks disagree on their country's cultural identity. And Ankara's turnaround on Syria has confused an already muddled situation.
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