Turkey identifies Istanbul attacker – security analyst
The terrorist, who killed 39 and wounded several dozens in a night club in Istanbul on New Year’s eve is reported to be a Kyrgyzstan citizen, according to Michael Horowitz, who is a Director of Intelligence at Israeli’s Prime Source agency.
"Turkish authorities have confirmed that the #Istanbul attacker is Iakhe Mashrapov, a 28-year old citizen from Kyrgystan," the security analyst tweeted Tuesday.
The terrorist remains at large.
The Islamic State (IS) group said it was behind the attack.