On New Year's Eve, a gunman opened for in an Istanbul night club. Days later, ISIS takes credit for Istanbul attack. 39 were killed and dozen injured.
In 7 minutes, the gunman fired 180 bullets, killing 39 innocent people.
On Monday, the official Amaq News Agency released a statement confirming that ISIS is taking credit for the attack.
ISIS Takes Credit
#ISIS/#Daesh #AmaqAgency claims the #Istanbul attack #Turkeyattack #Turkey pic.twitter.com/3TetWKVXzr
— Middle East Update (@islamicworldupd) January 2, 2017
The killer was described at a solider of the Caliphate.
#Reina #Istanbul #ISIS after #Bayan #AMAQ claim: the ONE who carried out the attack as"soldier of the caliphate"left 150people dead &injured pic.twitter.com/Ay4iEMZt9K
— Saji Assi (@assi_saji) January 2, 2017
Details continue to emerge on this gruesome killing. Thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and all of their families.