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FBI investigating California shooting as act of terrorism

Photos provided by the FBI and the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Tashfeen Malik, left, and Syed Farook who were killed in a gunbattle with police after their assault on Farook's colleagues. - AP

Photos provided by the FBI and the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Tashfeen Malik, left, and Syed Farook who were killed in a gunbattle with police after their assault on Farook's colleagues. - AP

05/12/2015 09:04

(Vatican Radio) The FBI confirmed it is investigating the California shootings as terrorism. The director of the FBI, James Comey, explained that there are indications of radicalization and potential inspiration from foreign terrorist organizations. He also stated, however, that the couple, identified as Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, were probably working alone. He urged Americans not to panic over revelations that Tashfeen Malik had pledged allegiance to the leader of Islamic State.

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05/12/2015 09:04