At least 15 foreign nationals have died in an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey's interior minister said.
According to Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, 21 victims have already been identified, 15 of 16 victims are foreign citizens. A total of 69 people have been hospitalized after the attack.
The minister added that the search for the attacker was underway.
As reported earlier, a gunman attacked the Reina nightclub in the Ortakoy district of Istanbul where some 700-800 revelers were attending a New Year party. At least 35 people were killed, Governor Vasip Sahin said.
There have been no reports of Russians being killed or wounded in the deadly shooting, a source at the Russian consulate-general told TASS.
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