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    Orlando Gay Nightclub Massacre (77)

    US president Barack Obama delivers a statement from Washington on the mass shooting in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida in which 50 people were killed.

    "We know enough to say this an act of terror, act of hate," Obama said. 

    ​US President Barack Obama was informed on Sunday of the deadly shooting in the southeastern city of Orlando, and ordered the provision of federal assistance to the investigation into the incident, the White House said in a statement. 

    ​Mass shooting occurred at Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando. The city Mayor Buddy Dyer confirmed that at least 50 people were killed and 53 more were injured in the shooting.  

    ​The attack was conducted by US national Omar Saddiqui Mateen.

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