Texas Synagogue Attack
COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS - JANUARY 16: Law enforcement vehicles sit in front of the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue on January 16, 2022 in Colleyville, Texas. All four people who were held hostage at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue have been safely released after more than 10 hours of being held captive by a gunman. Yesterday, police responded to a hostage situation after reports of a man with a gun was holding people captive. Brandon Bell/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Brandon Bell / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

Two more people arrested by UK Police over Texas Synagogue Attack

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LONDON – British police stated on Wednesday they’d arrested two males within the northern English metropolis of Manchester as a part of a U.S. investigation right into a hostage-taking in TX earlier in January. British police had beforehand stated they’d arrested 4 individuals over the incident: two youngsters in Manchester plus one man in Birmingham and one other man in Manchester. The youngsters have been released without charge.


Texas Synagogue Attack

Texas synagogue hostage-taker was a British citizen; 2 arrested in England 

Texas Synagogue Attack:

The day-long siege occurred on January 15, 2022, when a British man took 4 individuals, hostage, at a synagogue in Colleyville, about 16 miles northeast of Fort Value, Texas. The gunman died as federal brokers stormed the temple whereas the 4 hostages who were released were unhurt.


Earlier, Malik Faisal Akram, 44, from Blackburn in Lancashire was shot dead by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after a 10-hour standoff. The LE agency said officers from the Counter-Terrorism Policing North West were continuing with their investigation and are working closely with the US law enforcement agencies.

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