Texas police in synagogue hostage stand-off
COLLEYVILLE, Texas: Hostage negotiators were locked in a tense stand-off on Saturday (Jan 15) at a Texas synagogue where a man apparently demanding the release of a convicted terrorist had reportedly taken a rabbi and several others captive, police and media said. US President Joe Biden has been briefed \u0022o
ABC News, citing an unidentified source, said the suspect had taken a rabbi and at least three others hostage at the Congregation Beth Israel.Siddiqui, a former Pakistani scientist, was in 2010 sentenced by a New York court to 86 years in prison for attempted murder of US officers in Afghanistan. The high-profile case sparked outrage in Pakistan.
A live stream of the congregation's Shabbat morning service on Facebook appeared to capture audio of a man talking loudly - although it did not show the scene inside the building.The stream began at 10am (12am, Singapore time) and stopped broadcasting just before 2pm.Read more: CNA »
3 elderly people arrested, including woman who was taken to hospital, after fight along Arumugam Road
SINGAPORE — The police arrested three people on Wednesday (Aug 10) for their alleged involvement in a case of affray along Arumugam Road near MacPherson. Read more >>
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