Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect in custody

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect in custody

Police in Florida have questioned a suspected gunman after five people were killed and eight injured in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport. The suspect has been identified by police as 26-year-old Esteban Santiago, an Iraq war veteran. Officials say they have not ruled out terrorism as a possible motive. US media say the man may have been mentally disturbed. He reportedly said the government was controlling his mind and made him watch jihadist videos. The attacker opened fire at the baggage claim area of Terminal 2 as passengers were…

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Suspect held over attack at French retired missionaries’ home

Suspect held over attack at French retired missionaries’ home

A former soldier, suspected of stabbing a woman to death in a retirement home for former missionaries, has been arrested in France. The suspect used to work at the home, near Montpellier, a source close to the investigation told AFP news agency. Prosecutor Christophe Barret said the motive was not clear but it was not linked to “Islamist terrorism”. France remains in a formal state of emergency since a wave of terrorist attacks last year. The suspect, 47, was arrested near his home, about 10 miles (15km) from Montferrier-sur-Lez, the…

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Kashmir: Three schools set on fire, police suspect handiwork of miscreants

Kashmir: Three schools set on fire, police suspect handiwork of miscreants

Srinagar: Three school buildings were set ablaze by unknown persons in Kashmir over the past 24 hours, setting alarm bells ringing among authorities who have decided to step up security around educational institutions. A Government school was set ablaze by unknown persons in the wee hours of Tuesday in Noorbagh area of the city but the blaze was put out by fire tenders, a police official said. He said the school building suffered damage in the fire and the firefighting operation. In another incident, miscreants tried to burn down Government…

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