Fifty dead in Florida attack, FBI probes jihadist link

Police stand near the area of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016US agents were investigating the alleged Islamist links of a slain gunman Sunday after an assault on a Florida gay nightclub left 50 dead. In what became the worst mass shooting in modern US history, carnage erupted at the Pulse club in Orlando before the attacker was shot dead by a police SWAT team. “We know enough to say that this was an act of terror and an act of hate,” President Barack Obama said.

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