Man killed after taking hostages at Texas synagogue named as British national | ITV News

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A man who was killed after taking hostages for hours at a Texas synagogue has been identified as 44-year-old British national Malik Faisal Akram, the FBI has confirmed.

Akram was originally from the Blackburn area of Lancashire, Greater Manchester Police said.

He took four people, including a rabbi, hostage at Congregation Beth Israel for 11 hours on Saturday before an FBI SWAT team stormed the building.

Akram was shot and killed after the last of the hostages got out at around 9pm local time at the synagogue in Colleyville. All four hostages were unharmed.

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