Shooting on a U.S. military base, the FBI said that the suspect identified
KIEV. May 23. UNN. The Federal Bureau of investigation, the United States declares that the dead suspect in the attack on a military base in Texas was a 20-year-old Adam Alim Alkali. Earlier, the FBI said that the shooting may 21, “linked to terrorism”. This was reported by “Radio Svoboda”, reports UNN.
In the shooting suffered a sailor who worked on the checkpoint through which the striker tried to pass. The sailor was wounded but managed to activate the gate, not allowing the attacker to get on base.
According to the FBI, attacker shot on the spot, and the military, whom he wounded, was slightly injured and after medical care has left the hospital.
Familiar with the investigation law enforcement bodies of the USA stated that Alkali was a native of Syria, and had US citizenship.
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As reported by AP, the FBI analyzes messages in social networks, investigators believe that the attacker spoke in support of extremist groups, particularly “al-Qaeda” in the Arabian Peninsula.
According to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors insurgent activity in the online social media accounts that match the profiles Alcali in Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp, supported the radical clerics and militants.
Naval air station Corpus Christi conducts training of pilots. Based in the Texas forum foreigners or foreign students.
In December last year, a student from Saudi Arabia started shooting at a military airbase in Florida, killing three and wounding eight servicemen.