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Hiding, feigning death: Surviving Turkish nightclub massacre

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Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:12 pm

ISTANBUL (AP) — The survivors huddled atop a giant industrial freezer in terrified silence as the Islamic State gunman entered the nightclub kitchen. Wiping his Kalashnikov free of fingerprints, he didn't see them as he changed clothes and put on a Santa hat.

Then smearing himself with the blood of New Year's revelers killed in the carnage minutes earlier, he left the kitchen and blended into the crowd of survivors being evacuated.

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