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Lone Gunman Open Fires At Celebrity Nightclub Leaving 39 Dead, 69 Injured

According to witnesses, the man shouted “Allahu Akbar” as he mercilessly started the massacre.

A lone gunman recently attacked Reina, a popular celebrity nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey just an hour after the beginning of 2017 leaving 39 dead and 69 more injured. Reina nightclub is a popular destination for both local and foreign customers and since it was New Year’s Eve, up to 600 people were believed to be present at that time.

Reina Nightclub is a popular destination for some Hollywood celebrities like Uma Thurman, Salma Hayek and Paris Hilton.

The unknown assailant allegedly arrived at the scene armed with a Kalashnikov rifle, and first shot a policeman stationed at the door. The officer had been later identified as Burak Yildiz, 21 years old. Yildiz only started working as an officer ten months ago.

Police Officer Burak Yildiz, 21 years old, only started working as a police ten months ago.

A CCTV footage shows the moment the gunman entered the club and just started shooting at the oblivious party goers.

Some witnesses claimed that they heard the man shouted, “Allahu Akbar” as he mercilessly started the massacre.

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The club owner, Mehmet Korcarslan said that they received warnings of possible terrorist attacks, thus they stepped up the club’s security prior to the incident. However, it proved to be ineffective as 39 people, fifteen of which were foreign nationals, lost their lives during the terror attack. Some of the terrified club goers even had to jump into the Bosphorus River to save themselves.

President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey condemned the attack and vowed to fight to the end all forms of terror attack from terror groups and their backers. He added that the incident was trying to create chaos and demoralize the citizens of his country. Turkey is no stranger to terrorist attacks from groups such as ISIS and Kurdish militants.

A young boy breaks down on his family member's coffin.

Source: Reuters

Funeral rites have already started for the deceased victims while their families grieved their unexpected death. As an Islamic tradition, Muslims should be buried as soon as possible after their death.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Booster Chair Noticed By The Internet, Gave Birth To Hundred Of Memes

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In the past few days, Mark Zuckerberg has been the talk of the town due to Facebook's involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social media giant and the political consulting firm are facing major backlash for obtaining data from over 87 million users for the purpose of supplying the said information to politicians who hired them.

Last April 10, Zuckerberg was invited to give his testimony before the United States Congressional Committee. The proceedings were aired on national TV and was likewise posted online. He was called to answer the issues but one of the things that later captured the internet's attention was his booster chair.

In case you didn't know, booster chairs are used to give some form of elevation to the user when they are seated. They are usually hidden from the crowd's view, as it is being covered by a table.

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Desperate Parents Beg Money To Save Baby Born With Part Of Brain And Skull Missing

The funds would help the poor baby girl undergo a life-saving surgery.

A 2-month-old baby girl is left fighting for her life, after being born with part of her brain and skull missing. Her parents are so desperate they are begging money for her to undergo a life-saving surgery. Sadly, they are running out of time.

Little Ah Neath’s life depends on her impoverished family, who are doing everything they can to save her. Her father and mother, Srey and Heang, respectively, are desperately gathering funds together. They even decided to sell their properties just to pay for their daughter’s medical care.

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Woman Playing With Gun Accidentally Shoots Man’s Head On Facebook Live

The incident left the victim in a critical condition.

Houston police are investigating a sick incident involving a man who was accidentally shot in the head inside a car. The three people involved were reportedly inside the vehicle in a petrol station carpark during the gruesome incident and it was all captured in a Facebook live video.

The said footage recorded two people playing around with two handguns. The victim named Devyn Holmes can be heard saying, “You’re making me nervous.” One of them replied, “It ain’t got no clip, bud.”

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