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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday that he's an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre.
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By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police have captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day after a two-week manhunt, authorities said on Tuesday, seizing him with four other suspects at a hideout in an outlying suburb of the city. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin named the man as Abdulgadir Masharipov and said he was born in 1983 in Uzbekistan and received training in Afghanistan. "He knew four languages and was well-educated," Sahin told a news conference after Masharipov's capture overnight.