New Year's terror: At least 35 killed and 40 wounded in attack on Istanbul night club

An armed assailant dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a Istanbul nightclub during New Year's celebrations, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others.

"He entered the club and attacked innocent people who were there to celebrate the new year. It was a cruel, cold-blooded act," Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said.