A Pakistani man entered the Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas today and took several members hostage
The hostage-taker in Texas of individuals at a Jewish synagogue claims he is the brother of a convicted terrorist serving an 86-year sentence.
The man says he is the brother of Pakistani terrorist Aafia Siddiqui, also known as “Lady Al-Qaeda.”
The Gateway Pundit wrote about Siddiqui back in 2010.
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Police released a statement earlier.
Colleyville Police have released their first statement about the hostage standoff at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue. Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker is among the 4 hostages in what appears to be an Anti Semitic incident pic.twitter.com/BBoEtcS6Bl
— J.D. Miles (@jdmiles11) January 15, 2022
Authorities now say the hostage-taker has reportedly planted bombs at undisclosed locations.
And moments ago — A loud explosion was heard at the synagogue with sounds of gunfire.
While standing at the media staging site, I heard a flash bang. Waiting from @ColleyvillePD to give more insight as to what that means with this investigation. @SpectrumNews1TXpic.twitter.com/ysCzWQtk11
— Bria Bell (@BriaBellTV) January 16, 2022
Explosion heard at Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas where a police stand off has been ongoing for 10 hours. Suspect took 4 people hostage, released one person, and has kept the remaining 3 since.#Texas#colleyville#Breaking
— NEWS ALL TIME (@NEWS_ALL_TIME) January 16, 2022
Governor Greg Abbott just tweeted out that all hostages are safe.
All hostages are out alive and safe.
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) January 16, 2022
UPDATE — The hostage-taker is dead.
Source: The Gateway Pundit