In pictures: Hideout of Turkish nightclub attacker

Turkish authorities captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day

Multimedia Desk January 20, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

Earlier this week, Turkish authorities captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, an Uzbek national they said was trained in Afghanistan and had clearly acted on behalf of Islamic State.

Turkish police catch Istanbul nightclub attacker in city

The suspect, named by Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin as Abdulgadir Masharipov, was caught in a police raid late on Monday in a hideout in an outlying Istanbul suburb after a two-week manhunt.

Here we look at some photos of his hideout following the raid.

Foreign currency banknotes and various documents are seen in the bedroom of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught by Turkish police last night, in Esenyurt neighbourhood in Istanbul, Turkey. PHOTO: REUTERS Foreign currency banknotes and various documents are seen in the bedroom of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught by Turkish police last night, in Esenyurt neighbourhood in Istanbul, Turkey. PHOTO: REUTERS

The door of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub. PHOTO: REUTERS The door of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub. PHOTO: REUTERS

The kitchen of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS The kitchen of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS

A copy of the Quran is seen at a hideout. PHOTO: REUTERS A copy of the Quran is seen at a hideout. PHOTO: REUTERS

The living room of a hideout where the alleged attacker. PHOTO: REUTERS The living room of a hideout where the alleged attacker. PHOTO: REUTERS

The door of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS The door of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS

The living room of a hideout. PHOTO: REUTERS The living room of a hideout. PHOTO: REUTERS

Foreign currency banknotes and various documents are seen in the bedroom of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS Foreign currency banknotes and various documents are seen in the bedroom of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS

Foreign currency banknotes and various documents are seen in the bedroom of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS Foreign currency banknotes and various documents are seen in the bedroom of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS

Entrance of a building where a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS Entrance of a building where a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught. PHOTO: REUTERS

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