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    Daesh Claims Responsibility for Deadly Orlando Shooting

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    Amaq news agency said on Sunday that Daesh was responsible for Orlando shooting that killed at least 50 people.

    "The armed attack that targeted a gay night club in the city of Orlando in the American state of Florida which left over 100 people dead or injured was carried out by an Islamic State fighter," according to the agency.  

    ​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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