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Devout Muslim Jihadis Syed Rizwan Farook And Wife Tasheen Malik Were Part Of International Terrorist Network - Brother In Custody

December 3, 2015

Police: California shooters were in contact with terrorists
Lead gunman revealed to have been in contact with several international terrorists, and recently traveled to Saudi Arabia. Arutz Sheva Staff

Police sources revealed to CNN on Thursday that Syed Farook, the 28-year-old American citizen who together with his wife and apparently his brother conducted Wednesday's brutal shooting attack in California, was in contact with terrorists.

The investigators told the station that Farook was in touch by phone and social media with more than one international terror suspect, without specifying what terror groups they belonged to.

In the shooting at a Christmas party in a San Bernardino social services center, 14 people were murdered and another 21 were wounded. Farook worked at the county's public health department that hosted the event.

An investigation of Farook and his wife's house later revealed thousands of more rounds of ammunition, 12 pipe bombs, and hundreds of tools that could be used to create pipe bombs or improvised explosives, according to police.

Just shortly before the terror link announcement, US President Barack Obama told journalists that "at this stage, we do not yet know why this terrible event occurred.

"We do know that the two individuals who were killed were equipped with weapons and appeared to have access to additional weaponry in their homes. But we don't know why they did it."

"It is possible that this was terrorist related but we don't know. And it's also possible that this was workplace related," added Obama.

Aside from Farook, also killed in the shootout with police was his wife Tashfeen Malik, 27, who he evidently traveled to Saudi Arabia in order to marry. Sources say the third arrested suspect is Farook's brother.

A man identifying himself as Farook's father told the New York Daily News that he was estranged from his son, but that Farook "was very religious. He would go to work, come back, go to pray, come back. He's Muslim."

Government records show that Farook, 28, traveled to Saudi Arabia last year, the Wall Street Journal revealed.


World | Thu Dec 3, 2015 8:11pm GMT

U.S. authorities look for militant links to shooters in California mass slaying

"SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. The couple accused of killing 14 people at a holiday party in Southern California had more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition and a dozen pipe bombs on them and elsewhere, authorities said on Thursday as they sought to determine if the pair had links to Islamic militant groups.

Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, who was described as his wife and mother of his 6-month-old daughter, were killed in a shootout with police five hours after Wednesday's massacre at the Inland Regional Center social services agency in the city of San Bernardino. Twenty-one people were wounded in the shooting..."


Muslim Newlyweds Slaughter Coworkers Who Threw Them A Baby Shower

Authorities were investigating terror links after a government worker and his wife shot up his San Bernardino, Calif., office party Wednesday, killing 14 people.

Syed Farook, 28, a devout Muslim, stormed out of the festivities and later returned with his new wife, Tashfeen Malik, 27. Both wore dark tactical gear and masks while toting assault rifles and handguns, police said.

The murderous duo sprayed bullets inside a conference room, slaughtering colleagues who earlier this year had thrown a shower for their new baby.

In addition to the dead, 17 were seriously wounded...


San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook reportedly spoke to suspected terrorists before he and his wife sprayed holiday party with 70 rounds, killing 14

The Muslim man who massacred 14 California health workers at a holiday party was radicalized and communicating with suspected terrorists before the killing spree, CNN reported.

Syed Farook, 28, spoke by phone and via social media with the suspected terrorists including some with people in foreign countries, according to the CNN report.



Five THOUSAND bullets and a dozen pipe bombs: The deadly cache amassed by radicalized US Muslim and his Pakistani wife who slaughtered 14 just two weeks after he clashed with Jewish co-worker in office debate about religion

Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed in a gun battle with police in San Bernardino after a mass shooting at a conference center Wednesday

Farook is said to have traveled to Saudi Arabia last year and returned with a wife - and a baby followed.

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