Turkey's Deputy PM: Intelligence Organisation Partook in Istanbul Attack

Turkish police stand guard outisde the Reina nightclub by the Bosphorus which was attacked by a gunman in Istanbul Turkey

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack which killed 39 people and injured another 70.

The Daesh terrorist is now being transferred to Istanbul Police Headquarters. So there seems to be many conflicting motives at work here, ” Steven Kelley told Press TV in an interview on Sunday.

The suspect, Abdulkadir Masharipov, was caught in the district of Esenyurt, according to Turkish media.

A witness in the central Anatolian city of Konya had reportedly seen Asim with the Reina nightclub attacker, the agency said late Friday.

The son is under protection, the reports said.

The authorities previously said that they believe the gunman acted alone, but may have belonged to a cell or had help in planning. Masharipov's wife and family members were also detained after the attack. "It was an extremely planned and organized act", Kurtulmuş told Hurriyet Daily News. The report said he had been staying in the house belonging to a Kyrgyz friend.

The attacker shot his way into the exclusive Reina nightclub, killing 39 people.

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