Taliban says they attacked Karachi airport; 24 dead

Taliban says they attacked Karachi airport; 24 dead
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William M. Welch and Calum MacLeod, USA TODAY 2:19 a.m. EDT June 9, 2014


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Ambush leaves 2 Vegas officers and Wal-Mart shopper dead; suspects also dead
News from Los Angeles Times:

Five people were dead Sunday after a man and a woman ambushed two police officers at a Las Vegas pizzeria and then stormed a nearby Wal-Mart, where police said they killed themselves after a gun battle with officers.

An unidentified woman, described as a Wal-Mart customer, was also found dead inside the store just inside the door.



An earlier version of this post misspelled the last name of one of the witnesses at the Wal-Mart. His name is Emmanuel Flores.


No motive for the tag-team attack is known, police said, although witnesses said at least one of the suspects shouted remarks about the arrival of a “revolution” and alluded to some kind of war.

Officials said the attack began shortly before 11:22 a.m. at Cici’s Pizza on North Nellis Boulevard, where patrol officers Alyn Beck, 41, and Igor Soldo, 31, were having lunch.

The unidentified man and woman walked into the pizzeria and fatally shot both officers; one officer was able to fire back before succumbing to his injuries, Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie told reporters.

“What precipitated this event? We do not know. Our officers were simply having lunch when this started,” Gillespie said. “They are both family men, and they’re leavin…………… continues on Los Angeles Times

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