istanbul - Excavators aborted a large part of Istanbul's nightclub on Monday, where an attack took 39 lives after the turn of the year. The exclusive Club Reina, where Islamic State struck five months ago, is still the entrance.
The government of the Turkish metropolis decided to demolish the nightclub but failed to explain the exact reason for that. According to local authorities, the club was 'in violation of legal requirements'. Club Reina employees were crazy on Monday when they arrived at work. They were not informed of the degradation.
IS said shortly after the assault that it was a reprisal for Turkish military involvement in Syria. The Uzbek Abdulgadir Masharipov later became the perpetrator. Against him, forty times a life-long celestial sentence was demanded. His trial will begin in December.