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Fort Lauderdale airport shooter charged: Can get Capital Punishment!

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FLORIDA (JAN. 8, 2017): Twenty-six-year-old Esteban Santiago who reportedly shot  five people dead and injured six others has been charged with shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport.

His aunt Maria Luisa Ruiz , while pointing towards his deteriorating mental condition told that Santiago claimed he “saw things”!

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Florida Airport shooter Esteban Santiago surrendered when he ran out of ammunition

Florida Airport shooter Esteban Santiago surrendered when he ran out of ammunition

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FLORIDA (JAN 7, 2017): The man who had opened fire at Florida’s Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport, killing five and injuring eight, has been identified as Esteban Santiago.

The 26-year-old veteran of Iraq War, who  was hospitalized in December 2016 due to psychiatric issues, claimed in November last year that Government was forcing him to fight for ISIS.

According to details he moved from New Jersey (where he was born) to Puerto Rico with his mother and brother when he was two years old.  

 This is the building located in Anchorage (Alaska) where Esteban Santiago lived from 2014 to 2016 with his girl friend. Here worked for Alaska National Guard.This reportedly is the semi-automatic gun that Esteban Santiago duly checked on flight from Alaska. He loaded it  in the bathroom before starting the shooting spree. He surrendered only when he was out of bullets. Though he never had any history of PTSD he had his brother Bryan Santiago insinuated that he could have suffered a flashback from his time in Iraq.
File photo of the Iraq War veteran Esteban Santiago who claimed that the Government was forcing him to fight IS. 

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Lone gunman shoots five people dead at baggage claim area of Lauderdale Airport, Florida

 

Lone gunman shoots five people dead at baggage claim area of Lauderdale Airport, Florida

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FLORIDA (6 Jan., 2017): A lone gunman, 26 has shot 13 people at a Fort Lauderdale Airport here at 2.50PM in the baggage claim area. Sheriff office has confirmed that at least five have lost their lives.

According to the Florida Senator  Bill Nelson the shooter had been apprehended.

He had Military ID on him. But the Senator said that it was not clear if the identity was accurate and current. 

There have been reports that the shooter’s name is Sebastian who belongs to New Jersey.

Other unconfirmed reports have also insinuated that  there were 2 shooters. 

 

 

 

 

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Qatar concerned about safety of citizens during hajj

DOHA: Qatar has expressed its concerns about the safety of its citizens in Saudi Arabia following the reopening of the Salwa enabling Qataris to attend the annual hajj pilgrimage.

“Saudi authorities had yet to respond to queries from the Qatari Ministry of Islamic Affairs regarding the security of Qatari citizens during hajj,” Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdurrahman al-Thani said during a visit to Norway.

“The level of tension between the two nations, the language and the tone of the Saudi media spreading hatred against Qatari people represents a great concern for us,” he told a news conference.

“Those people crossing the border right now are under the responsibility of the Saudi authorities for their security and safety,” he said, adding that “more than 100” citizens had crossed since the border was reopened.

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US report claims Trump wants to ‘cut all military aid to Pakistan’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump wants to cut off all military aid to Pakistan because ‘Washington is being ripped off by Islamabad’, a report by the US think tank claims.

According to a Foreign Policy report, the US President expressed his concerns while reviewing the US strategy on Afghanistan and Pakistan with his top national security aides at Camp David.

However, the report says, he made no decision on whether he would commit more troops to America’s longest war. Committing more troops would also significantly affect the United State’s relationship with Pakistan.

“The President thinks we’re being ripped off by Pakistan. The president wants to cut off all military aid to Pakistan. That’s part of the strategy”,” the report quoted a Trump Administration official as saying.

The United States has already frozen its support to Pakistan under the coalition support fund, which provides Islamabad with payments to finance counter-terrorism operations.

According to Tim Mattis, the US could not find evidence that Pakistan had taken enough action against the Haqqani network.

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