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Islamic State claims responsibility for Istanbul attack: statement

02 January 2017 [14:26] - TODAY.AZ

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Islamic State claimed responsibility for a gun attack on an Istanbul nightclub which killed 39 people on Sunday, the group said in a statement on Jan. 2, Reuters reports.

"In continuation of the blessed operations that Islamic State is conducting against the protector of the cross, Turkey, a heroic soldier of the caliphate struck one of the most famous nightclubs where the Christians celebrate their apostate holiday," the statement said.

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