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1/16, 7:18 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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FBI names UK citizen as Texas hostage-taker

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published on Sunday the identity of the man who took hostages in Congregation Beth Israel synagogue near Fort Worth, Texas. The man, who was killed in the standoff with the police, was 44-year-old British national Malik Faisal Akram. The FBI stated the hostage-taker was likely working alone, but no motive for the act has been provided so far.

US President Joe Biden called the incident "an act of terror." He added that "the attorney general is focused and making sure that we deal with these kinds of acts."

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