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Istanbul nightclub suspect 'found at Kyrgyz friend's house'

The Istanbul nightclub attacker killed 39 people on New Year's Day. Credit: AP

The suspected gunman behind the Istanbul nightclub attack was found at a house belonging to a Kyrgyz friend in a special police operation in Istanbul's Esenyurt district, according to private NTV television.

Hurriyet newspaper and other media identified the suspect as Abdulkadir Masharipov, an Uzbek national.

ITV News understands he is currently being treated in hospital for unknown injuries.

Media reports said he would 'undergo medical checks' before being taken to a police headquarters for questioning.

Dogan news agency published an image showing a bruised, black-haired man in a grey, bloodied shirt being held by his neck. NTV television said he had resisted arrest.

The suspected gunman had been on the run since the attack.


Istanbul nightclub attacker 'caught in Istanbul district'

A manhunt has been under way for the suspected Istanbul attacker. Credit: AP

The suspected gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught in the city's Esenyurt district, according to various Turkish media.

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, which it said was revenge for Turkish military involvement in Syria.

Soon after the attack, Turkish authorities identified the main suspect who they said was a member of the Uighur community - a Muslim group who lived in western China.


Sousse inquest shown never-before-seen video of attack

The inquest into the terror attack in Sousse in Tunisia, which claimed 38 lives, has been shown never-before-seen footage of the incident in June 2015.

In the video, gunman Seifeddine Rezgui is seen being dropped off at the popular resort of Port El Kantaoui. He is carrying a parasol which had a gun hidden in it.

Later in the footage, victims on the beach run for their lives while Rezgui walks up and down on the sand firing indiscriminately.

Luther King III: 'Trump says he's for all Americans'

Donald Trump maintains he will be a President "for all Americans," according to the son of Martin Luther King.

Martin Luther King III said the President-elect reiterated to him during a meeting at Trump Tower that he would represent all Americans.

"Certainly he said that: he is going to represent Americans. He said that over and over again," King said.

He added: "I believe that that's his intent. But I think also we have to consistently engage with pressure, public pressure."

But King did disagree with Trump's description of civil rights activist John Lewis as "all talk" and "no action."

"Absolutely I would say that John Lewis has demonstrated that he is action," King said.

"Things get said on both sides in the heat of emotion."

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