The FBI has described the mass murder in San Bernardino as a terrorist attack. FBI Director James Comey has said that there is evidence of «radicalisation» the spouses who killed 14 people in the center for the disabled.
He stressed that, in all likelihood, Tashfeen Malik (27) and Rizwan Saeed Farooq (28) was inspired by foreign terrorist organizations, but there is no evidence that they had been instructed to commit a terrorist attack from any group. Comey added that the investigation is at an early stage.
In addition, it became known that Saeed Farooq maintained certain contacts with representatives of terrorist organizations associated with «al-Qaeda» Syrian»Dzhabhat EN-Nusra» and with the Somali Al-Shabab, gave to Reuters news Agency.
Yesterday it was reported that during the attack Tashfeen Malik has posted to Facebook under a different name, a statement of allegiance to the leader of the terrorist organization «Islamic state» Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
It also became known that Saeed Rizwan Farooq, in 2013 twice with an unknown purpose, he visited Saudi Arabia. It should be noted that with Malik, a native of Pakistan, he met when she worked in Saudi Arabia.
2 December, three armed criminals in the building of the Inland Regional Center, which houses the offices of the organization involved in helping people with special needs, opened fire on people gathered for the Christmas holiday. The attackers fired from 65 to 75 shots. 14 people were killed and 21 were injured (the condition of ten victims from serious to critical).
Malik and Farooq were later shot dead by police. Third, the offender fled.