ISIS says nightclub shooter was one of theirs

ORLANDO, Fla. – ISIS’s radio has called the Orlando mass shooter “one of the soldiers of the caliphate in America.”

Al-Bayan Radio, a media outlet for the ISIS extremist group, on Monday hailed the attack that left 50 people dead, saying it targeted a gathering of Christians and gays and that it’s the worst attack on U.S. soil since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Authorities say Omar Mateen opened fire with an AR-15 rifle at a gay nightclub early Sunday before being killed in a shootout with police. Another 53 people were wounded in the shooting. The broadcast is apparently an opportunistic statement as ISIS has not officially claimed responsibility for the Orlando attack.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4815123,00.html

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