ISIL claims responsibility for mass murder in Orlando of 50 or more Americans

Washington Examiner:
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the worst shooting in U.S. history.

A report from AMAQ, a news organization tied to the Islamic State, said the terrorist group took responsibility for the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando that left at least 50 people dead and 53 hospitalized.

The Amaq attributed the attack to an Islamic State fighter, according to Reuters.
The shooter, Omar Mateen, reportedly called 911 before the shooting and pledged allegiance to ISIS and mentioned the Boston Marathon bombers, according to a report on NBC News.

So far the FBI has said it is investigating the shooting as an act of terrorism but is still trying to figure out the exact motivations.
The motive seems obvious.  Although ISIL usually executes gays by throwing them off buildings or collapsing a wall on them with one Muslim guy they had the biggest death toll for a shooting in US history.


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