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Azerbaijan: Funeral held in Baku for Russian victim of Istanbul attack01:17

Azerbaijan: Funeral held in Baku for Russian victim of Istanbul attack

Azerbaijan, Baku
January 5, 2017 at 14:54 GMT -00:00 · Published

A memorial service for Russian citizen, Nurana Gasanova, who was killed in the New Year’s terrorist attack at the Reina nightclub in the Turkish city of Istanbul, was held in Baku on Thursday.

Dozens of mourning relatives and friends of the victim came to the Taza Pir Mosque in the Azerbaijani capital to bid their farewell to Gasanova. The body of the Russian was transported to her last place of residence, the city of Baku, on Monday evening.

The New Year's Eve attack took place in the early hours of January 1 after at least one gunman entered Reina nightclub in Istanbul on the shores of the Bosporus and opened fire on the crowd of party-goers, killing 39 people and wounding a further 69. Among the dead were 16 foreign nationals, including citizens from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, India, Kuwait, Lybia, Israel, Canada.

Azerbaijan: Funeral held in Baku for Russian victim of Istanbul attack01:17
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A memorial service for Russian citizen, Nurana Gasanova, who was killed in the New Year’s terrorist attack at the Reina nightclub in the Turkish city of Istanbul, was held in Baku on Thursday.

Dozens of mourning relatives and friends of the victim came to the Taza Pir Mosque in the Azerbaijani capital to bid their farewell to Gasanova. The body of the Russian was transported to her last place of residence, the city of Baku, on Monday evening.

The New Year's Eve attack took place in the early hours of January 1 after at least one gunman entered Reina nightclub in Istanbul on the shores of the Bosporus and opened fire on the crowd of party-goers, killing 39 people and wounding a further 69. Among the dead were 16 foreign nationals, including citizens from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, India, Kuwait, Lybia, Israel, Canada.

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