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Flowers are placed in front of a police barrier near the entrance of Reina nightclub by the Bosphorus, which was attacked by a gunman, in Istanbul, Turkey, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Ankara- The Turkish media paid remarkable attention to the story of the Saudi twins, Ahmad and Mohammad Abdulwahab al-Fadel, victims of the Istanbul terrorist attack that struck the Reina Nightclub on New Year’s Eve.

ISIS claimed responsibility of the attack, which also killed a Saudi woman called Loubna Ghasnawi.

CNN Türk, along with other channels, broadcasted on Monday pictures of the twins – the pictures were uploaded by the Saudi brothers on the social network websites from the nightclub.

Turkish forces also published a picture of Loubna, stating that she was among the victims as she was with her friends in the nightclub, which outlooks the Bosphorus, when the attack occurred.

The Consulate of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul announced that a total of seven Saudis were killed while around 11 were injured.