Two Indians killed in Istanbul nightclub attack

08:15 PM Jan 01, 2017 | Team Udayavani |

New Delhi: Two Indians are among 39 people killed in the Istanbul nightclub attack today during New Year’s celebrations. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj confirmed the death of the two Indians.


“I have a bad news from Turkey. We have lost two Indian nationals in the Istanbul attack. Indian Ambassador is on way to Istanbul,” External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

“The victims are Mr. Abis Rizvi, son of former Rajya Sabha MP and Ms. Khushi Shah from Gujarat,” she said..

The Indians are among the foreigners including an 18-year-old Israeli woman and a Belgian national who were killed in the attack in which around 70 others were injured.


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