Orlando Night Club Gun Man Shooting Killed 50Yasodha Devi (Author) Published Date : Jun 13, 2016 12:33 IST World News
Orlando Night Club Gun Man Shooting Killed 50
U.S. was shocked about the Orlando Night Club shooting that killed nearly 50 and injured about 60 people on Sunday morning. The man born at New York who is also a citizen of U.S had carried out this attack. It is one of the major gun man shootings in US history.
U.S. President Barack Obama described this as an act of terror and an act of hate. He also said ISIS is behind the attack and not clear about its extent. He had urged people to pray for the victims and their families.
The gunman Omar Mateen, 29 was killed after the gun fire between police men and himself. The police officials had traced out he had contact with ISIS during massacre. They have cheered him up in doing so. Matten purchased 2 guns in the recent days. He had worked in private security agency for nine years where handling gun is part of his job.
His ex-wife said he is an unstable man and use to beat her often during their short marital period. They have been divorced in 2011. As per the source Mateen presently with his second wife and has a kid.
U.S had faced lot of gun men shooting. Last year alone there were 372 shootings that killed nearly 480 people. In 2015, 14 people were killed by husband-wife team Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen. In 2012, Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six adults before killing himself at Sandy Hook. In 2007, 32 students were killed by a student Seung-Hui Cho before killing himself.