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Turkey sentences man facing life into prison for 2017 nightclub Assault

A Turkish court has sentenced a person to life in prison to the New Year’s Eve attack on a nightclub in Istanbul in June.

The court in Istanbul sentenced him to 40 different life sentences.

Thirty-nine individuals were killed when a gunman forced his way within the Reina nightclub at the wee hours of January 1, 2017, and opened fire on crowds indoors.

The defendant escaped the scene as well as the so-called Islamic Condition team later claimed responsibility for the assault.

Seventy-nine others were injured, and many revelers jumped in the waters of the Bosporus to escape the massacre.