Texas Attack: Synagogue hostages released after 10 hours of tremors, attacker killed


The assailant had taken four people, including a religious leader from the synagogue, hostage, saying he wanted to talk to a woman who is currently in jail. The incident took place in the US state of Texas


The attacker is said to be a British citizen

Attack for the release of American neurologist Afia Siddiqui

Afia Siddiqui is a Pakistani citizen.


The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) detachment released the remaining three worshipers held hostage at a synagogue in the Jewish synagogue on Saturday night after an unidentified gunman released them ten hours later in the US state of Texas. The attacker was killed.



The bomber struck shortly afternoon in front of a police station, killing four people. One of them was released six hours later, "said Beth Israel. Some gunfire was heard at the scene, some witnesses said. The FBI has denied the allegations in a statement issued Friday stating "Similar, baseless allegations concerning Britain's intelligence have been made more than once.


The first call for help came as the Shabbat prayers began. After that, at 10:41 am, the SWAT units reached the synagogue area. The FBI then began negotiating with the attacker. The assailant said he wanted to talk to a woman who is currently in jail. Negotiations between the attackers and the FBI began via Facebook Live Stream.


Suspicion on Pakistan:

The bomber struck shortly afternoon in front of a U.S. military base. The attacker was identified as Mohammad Siddiqui, according to the Times of India website.

Afia has been sentenced to 86 years in prison on charges of involvement in terrorist activities. She is currently in jail. Some media outlets had reported that Mohammad Siddiqui was Afia's brother, but the Siddiqui family denied it. So Pakistan has a hand in the attack on Colliville, why it is also being investigated.



Who is Afia Siddiqui?

Afia Siddiqui is a Pakistani national. She holds a Master's and a Ph.D. from Boston. She was arrested in 2008 in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on charges of having links to al-Qaeda. She is known as 'Lady Al Qaeda'. Pakistan is constantly trying to get her released. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Parliamentary Affairs Adviser Babar Awan.

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