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Florida navy base a presumed terrorist attack - FBI

Florida navy base a presumed terrorist attack - FBI

By Semi Turaga
Monday 09/12/2019

The FBI says it is treating Friday's deadly attack on a Florida navy base as a presumed terrorist attack.

The Saudi gunman - who was training at the Pensacola site - killed three sailors before he was shot dead.

The FBI is trying to determine if he had acted alone or had connections to a group.

BBC News reports other Saudi students had been questioned but not arrested.

They were reportedly confined to the base, co-operating with investigators.

The US Navy said the two sailors who died in the attack "showed exceptional heroism and bravery in the face of evil".

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