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I did the shootings – Orlando gunman

I did the shootings – Orlando gunman

Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an “Islamic soldier” in calls with authorities during his rampage and warned a crisis negotiator that in coming days “you’re going to see more of this type of action going on,” according to transcripts released by the FBI on Monday.

Orlando turned to burying its dead Friday, with funerals for at least five of the 49 people killed in a massacre at a gay nightclub – the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

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Omar Mateen asked his wife, Noor Salman, in a text message whether she had seen the news, about two hours after he started the shooting, the official said on Friday.

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Orlando gunman raged against ‘filthy ways of the west’ on Facebook just before shooting: US Senate committee
Orlando gunman Omar Mateen apparently made a series of Facebook posts and searches before and during his attack on a gay nightclub, raging against the “filthy ways of the west” and blaming the US for the deaths of “innocent women and children,” according to a US Senate committee letter released Wednesday.

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The wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub knew of his plans for the attack and could soon be charged in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a law enforcement source said on Tuesday.

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FBI: Orlando gunman was ‘radicalized’

The American gunman who launched a murderous assault on a gay nightclub in Orlando was radicalized by Islamist propaganda, officials said Monday, as they grappled with the worst terror attack on US soil since 9/11.

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