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22 April 2024

Istanbul nightclub gunman 'confesses' to attack after arrest

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By AFP

The man believed to have killed 39 people on New Year's night at an Istanbul nightclub has confessed after Turkish police captured him in a massive operation, a local official said on Tuesday.

"The terrorist confessed his crime," Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin told reporters, identifying the detained man as Abdulgadir Masharipov born in Uzbekistan.