On Saturday night, an armed man killed at least four hostages at a Texas synagogue.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a U.S. military base.
Police evacuated the entire area, and the FBI arrived at the scene with great force.
According to first reports, during Saturday worship, the hostages entered the local Jewish community and detained four people, including the rabbi of the synagogue.
As the worship was broadcast in the synagogue, the onset of the attack could continue live on Facebook. From here you can learn that the hostage speaks English with a strong accent.
According to ABC News TV, the hostages describe the brother of Apria Siddiqui. Afia Siddiqui, a Pakistani doctor arrested in the United States in 2010 in preparation for a terrorist attack, wanted to kill US soldiers. He is currently serving a 86-year sentence in a Texas prison. Earlier, the Islamic State twice wanted to replace him with Western hostages, but the US government did not negotiate. It has not been officially confirmed that Afriya Siddiqui’s brother is at the hostage gate (or calling himself) until 11pm Hungarian time. ABC He was quoted as saying by a police officer who did not want to be named.
The hostage play is being pursued with concern by the US presidency and the Israeli government, both offices said in a statement.