Istanbul attack: Families mourn victims


People carry the coffin of Yunus Gormek, 23, one of the victims of the Reina night club attack, during his funeral ceremony on Jan. 2, 2017 in Istanbul. At least 39 people were killed and nearly 70 injured in the mass shooting that took place in front of and inside a popular Istanbul nightclub in the first hours of New Year’s Day. The victims included citizens of Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Iraq, France, Tunisia, India, Morocco, Jordan, Kuwait, Canada, Israel, Syria, Belgium, Germany and Russia. Among them was a police officer and a security guard employed to keep revelers safe, a tour guide escorting visitors during a night on the town and young adults who had traveled to Turkey for the holidays.

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Sisters of Lebanese victim Elias Wardini, who was killed in the gun attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, mourn during his funeral in Church of Our Lady in Beirut, Lebanon on Jan. 3, 2017.

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Friends and relatives mourn during the funeral of Lian Nasser, an 18-year-old Arab Israeli woman, who was one of the victims of an attack on a night club in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve, during her funeral ceremony on Jan. 3, 2017 in the Arab Israeli city of Tira, north of Tel Aviv.

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Family members and friends pray at the grave of Layan Nasser, an 18-year-old Israeli Arab woman, during her funeral in the town of Tira, north east of Tel Aviv on Jan. 3, 2017.

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People pray next to the coffin of Mohamed Elhot, one of the victims of the Reina night club attack, during his funeral ceremony on Jan. 3, 2017 in Istanbul.

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A relative of Yunus Gormek, who was killed in the gun attack on the Reina night club in Istanbul on Jan. 1, mourns near by his coffin during a funeral in Istanbul, Turkey on Jan. 2, 2017.

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Women mourn during the funeral of Israeli woman, Leanne Nasser, who was killed in an Istanbul nightclub attack, in a cemetery at the Israeli town of Tira, Israel on Jan. 3, 2017.

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Friends and relatives mourn the death of Lian Nasser, an 18-year-old Arab Israeli woman who was one of the victims of an attack on a night club in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve, during her funeral ceremony on Jan. 3, 2017 in the Arab Israeli city of Tira, north of Tel Aviv.

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Family members pray over the grave of Layan Nasser, an 18-year-old Israeli Arab woman, during her funeral in the town of Tira, north east of Tel Aviv on Jan. 3, 2017.

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Mourners pray during the funeral of Yunus Gormek, 23, one of the victims of the attack at a nightclub on New Year’s Day, in Istanbul on Jan. 2, 2017.

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Relatives of security member Fatih Cakmak, 35, who died in the Reina night club attack, mourn during the funeral ceremony on Jan. 2, 2017 in Istanbul.

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A woman cries inside the cemetery during the funeral of Arab Israeli Leanne Nasser on Jan. 3, 2017 in Tira, Israel.

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Source: nbcnews.com

 

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