- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
Hostage Situation At Texas Synagogue
Array

Hostage Situation At Texas Synagogue

-

- Advertisment -

A man claiming to be the brother of terrorist Aaifia Siddiqui took hostages at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, on Saturday morning.

A hostage situation unfolded Saturday at the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue.  The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the suspect is reportedly heard in a Facebook live stream asking for his sister to be released from prison. He reportedly said he didn’t want anyone to be hurt and that he believes he is going to die. A reported 8,000 viewers were watching the synagogue Facebook video as the situation unfolded.

 NBCDFW NBC5 reports the suspect is allegedly holding four hostages inside the synagogue, according to a law enforcement source at the scene including the rabbi.

The sister of the hostage taker is believed to be Aafia Siddiqui, “a known terrorist who is incarcerated at the Federal Medical Center Carswell”. She is also known as Lady Al Qaeda. U.S. authorities say Siddiqui is a dangerous terrorist with ties to the ringleader of 9/11. Counter-terrorism groups.

The FBI responded to the scene along with Texas Department of Public Safety troopers. Among the four hostages was the Rabbi of the congregation, named Charlie Cytron-Walker. As of the writing of this article one hostage is believed to have been released. The attack occurred on Shabbos or The Jewish Sabbath.

Colleyville is a small community of about 26,000 people located about 15 miles northeast of Fort Worth. The Synagogue has been located in this community since 1999. The identity of the attacker has not yet been released but the Woman believed to be his sister was a Neuroscientist from Pakistan.

Update: All the hostages have been released after the FBI went in.

Source: Big League Politics

- Advertisement -

Latest news

Report confirms White House had advance knowledge of the NSBA’s ‘domestic terrorism’ letter and promised ‘we have your back’ – HotAir

First off, credit to Chuck Ross who noticed this had been released and started tweeting about it. As you...

Hila Saada Wiki, Biography, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height

Hila Saada Wiki – Hila Saada is a well-known personality already and people have been interested in knowing about...

Cara Buono (Stranger Things) Wiki Bio, net worth, husband, family, kids

Just a simple reminder that article is created and owned only by biographytribune.com. Article cannot be re-published in any...

Kylie Jenner enjoys a day out in the Portofino sun with six-year-old daughter Stormi

They’re saying ‘I do’ for a third time this weekend in Portofino, Italy in front of a close circle...
- Advertisement -

Bibi and Julian Trennung Leaked Viral Video Twitter and Reddit

Bibi and Julian probably the most cute social media pairs are garnering the eye these days. The couple turns...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

- Advertisement -