At least 35 people were killed in an attack on a nightclub Reina on the banks of the Bosphorus in Istanbul.
According to the governor of Istanbul Vasip Shahin, there is one policeman among the dead. He also added that the attack was an act of terrorism.
At least 40 more people were injured in the attack. According to the governor, the attacker was alone, wearing a Santa Claus suit. There were a few hundred people in the nightclub at the time of the attack. It was reported that some of the visitors, jumped into the Bosphorus while trying to escape. The attack occurred about 1:30 local time.