Reina Nightclub Attacker Identified As Abdulkadir Masharipov

Reina Nightclub Attacker Identified As Abdulkadir Masharipov

The attacker behind the deadly New Year’s attack at Istanbul’s Reina nightclub is Abdulkadir Masharipov from Uzbekistan.

The attacker behind the deadly New Year’s attack at Istanbul’s Reina nightclub is Abdulkadir Masharipov from Uzbekistan.

Turkish police have identified an alleged Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant who attacked a famous nightclub in Istanbul as Uzbek national Abdulkadir Masharipov.

Masharipov killed 39 and injured 69 during the attack, which so-called Islamic State claimed him to be their “soldier”. Masharipov is currently Turkey’s most wanted after being on the run since the attack.

According to recently obtained information, an ISIL cell in Konya that consists of Uzbeks continued to provide logistical support to Masharipov, whose code name is “Ebu Muhammed Horasani.”

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