Reportedly 39 People have died and 65 others were wounded in the Terror attack in a nightclub in Istanbul on the New Year’s Eve. Among the dead were two Indian and an Indian Filmmaker, Abis Rizvi.
Union Minister Sushma Swaraj Tweeted today:
I have a bad news from Turkey. We have lost two Indian nationals in the Istanbul attack. Indian Ambassador is on way to Istanbul.
In another tweet she said,
The victims are Mr.Abis Rizvi son of former Rajya Sabha MP and Ms.Khushi Shah from Gujarat.
Abiz Rizvi was the son of former Lawmaker Akhtar Hasan Rizvi.
The attack came during a New Year’s Eve party at a nightclub and the victims included at least 15 foreign nationals, a Turkish minister had said. Two Lebanese and five Saudi nationals were also among those killed, authorities confirmed on Sunday.
Among the deceased were two people from Tunisia, three French nationals, three from Jordan and a woman from Israel.