The security services deny the participation of a Kyrgyz citizen in the terrorist attack in Istanbul

The state Committee for national security (SCNS) of Kyrgyzstan said it was not involved in the terrorist attack in Istanbul club Reina citizen of Kyrgyzstan Yahya Mashrapova that earlier, some Turkish media was named a suspect in the crime. It is reported by RBC with reference to “Interfax”.

“A citizen of the Republic of Mashrapov was questioned on arrival in Kyrgyzstan. Evidence of his involvement in the terrorist attack there. He was released after questioning, but testing continues,” – said the official representative of the national security Committee Rakhat Sulaimanov.

In turn, head of the Department of internal Affairs of Kara-Suu district (Osh region, southern Kyrgyzstan), Bascur Abdykalykov explained that Mashrapov was just like the sketch of wanted terrorist, which caused the attention of the Turkish secret services.

Himself of Mashrapov told earlier that the day of the terrorist attack was in Kyrgyzstan and arrived in Istanbul on 1 January 2017 for business, and when he’s about to take flight, was detained at check of documents of passengers of the plane.

We will remind, in the night club Reina in Istanbul in new year’s eve terrorist dressed as Santa Claus opened fire with a machine gun. According to the interior Ministry of Turkey, killing 39 people.