50 killed in Florida nightclub shooting

50 killed in Florida nightclub shooting

A gunman killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday and wounded 53 others before being killed by police in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

The shooter was identified as Omar Mateen, a Florida resident who a senior FBI official said might have had leanings towards Islamic State militants.

Officials called the rampage a “terrorism incident,” but cautioned that the suspected Islamist connection required further investigation. Read more

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