Friday, July 17, 2015

Muslim gunman kills four U.S. Marines at military facilities in Tennessee

The FBI identified the gunman as 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez [Handout/EPA]
TENNESSEE---A gunman has killed four United States Marines after opening fire at two military facilities in Chattanooga, in the US state of Tennessee, officials said. The suspect, identified by the FBI as 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, was also killed in the incident on Thursday. Two others, a soldier and a police officer, were wounded, an official said. US officials said that law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the was inspired by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or a similar armed group. [link]