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Turkey arrests Istanbul nightclub attacker

Turkey arrests Istanbul nightclub attackerTurkey's prime minister has confirmed that the man suspected of opening fire on the New Year's Eve at an Istanbul nightclub has been arrested.

Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim said the man, identified as Uzbekistan-born Abdulkadir Masharipov, was being questioned by police over the attack at Reina nightclub that murdered 39 people

The suspect was reportedly found with his four-year-old son during a police raid on a home in the Esenyurt district.

Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin said Masharipov has confessed to carrying out the attack, and added that fingerprints found at the nightclub apparently matched the suspect.
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