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Police may have found Istanbul nightclub attacker

Turkish police say they may have found the gunman who opened fire on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day killing 39 people and wounding 70 more.

Here's what we know about him:

  • The attacker was a lone gunman who opened fire in the Reina nightclub in the Ortakoy district of Istanbul at around 1.30am on New Year's Day
  • He was captured on CCTV before and after the incident
  • His identity has been established but officials have not publicly released his name
  • It is thought he is a member of the Uighur community - a Muslim group who live in western China
  • More than 50 people, including the suspect's wife, have been detained in connection with the attack
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Turkish police detain 58 in connection with Reina attack

As CCTV footage emerged showing the Reina nightclub gunman just hours before the attack, Turkish police announced they had detained 58 people in connection with the attack across three cities in Turkey.

A third of those detained are children.

ITV News has also learnt that the suspected gunman used a fake passport and an alias to rent several homes in the weeks before the attack, yet despite the information they already hold, Turkish authorities have so far failed to find the attacker.

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