A new year’s eve massacre at a nightclub in Istanbul.
Reports say a gunman dressed as Santa Claus killed nearly 40 people at a popular nightclub in Turkey just after midnight, local time.
The attacker reportedly stormed into the nightclub Reina and began shooting.
Initial reports say at least 40 others have been injured, some foreigners.
A private Turkish news agency is reporting a Canadian is among the 39 killed.
Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin immediately called the massacre a terror attack.
The shooter fled the scene and remains at large.