Obama calls three Americans, commends 'extraordinary bravery'

US President Barack Obama waves while leaving a green during a round of golf at Farm Neck Golf Club on August 15, 2015, in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on Martha's VineyardUS President Barack Obama on Saturday called the three Americans who overpowered a gunman on a Paris-bound train and congratulated them on their “extraordinary bravery,” the White House said. Spencer Stone, Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler tackled, disarmed and subdued the assailant Friday after he fired shots and burst into their railroad car with an assault rifle. Stone, who is a member of the US Air Force, was badly cut in the struggle and was still in the hospital Saturday recovering from his wounds.

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