California attackers’ family ‘shocked’

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Reporters were authorised entrance into a couple’s home

Lawyers representing a family of a dual San Bernardino enemy have pronounced kin are “in finish shock” over a shooting.

They pronounced a family had no thought Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, were able of such an attack.

The lawyers warned opposite jumping to conclusions after a FBI pronounced progressing a conflict was being investigated as an “act of terrorism”.

Wednesday’s mass sharpened left 14 people passed and 21 injured.

Tashfeen Malik, 27, and her father Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, died in a shootout with military after a killings in a southern Californian city, easterly of Los Angeles.

FBI orator David Bowdich told reporters that officers were perplexing to redeem information from dual mobile phones found dejected in a rubbish bin nearby a scene.

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Tashfeen Malik and Syed Rizwan Farook

Lawyers David Chesley and Mohamed Abuershaid pronounced there was no justification that a integrate had nonconformist views.

Syed Rizwan Farook’s sister, Saira Khan, told CBS News: “I can never suppose my hermit or my sister-in-law doing something like this, generally given they were happily married, they had a pleasing six-month-old daughter,”

Farook is pronounced to have had few friends and Malik has been described by family as a “caring, soft-spoken” housewife.

Media captionSaira Khan, sharpened suspect’s sister: “I can never suppose my hermit or my sister-in-law doing something like this.”

Tashfeen Malik was innate in Pakistan and lived for 20 years in Saudi Arabia before relocating behind to her local nation to go to university.

She and Farook, a US national, met on Muslim dating websites, the New York Times quotes officials as saying. The new integrate spent about a week in Saudi Arabia final year, before returning to a US together.

She was postulated a visa permitting people to enter a US to marry American citizens. Mr Chesley pronounced Malik was really conservative. She did not correlate with masculine family members and wore a burka, he said.

Front-page editorial

The integrate used handguns and involuntary weapons that had been legally purchased in a US, military say.

In response to a shooting, a New York Times ran an editorial calling for stricter gun controls on a front page of Saturday’s imitation paper. It is a initial time given 1920 that a paper has run an editorial on page one.

“It is a dignified snub and inhabitant flaw that civilians can legally squeeze weapons designed to kill people with heartless speed and efficiency,” a opinion square said.

“America’s inaugurated leaders offer prayers for gun victims and then, callously and though fear of consequence, reject a many simple restrictions on weapons of mass killing,” it added.

At a scene: David Willis, BBC News, California

Media captionDavid Willis looks around inside a suspects’ rented apartment

The bomb-making apparatus and a thousands of rounds of ammunition have all been removed, and a tan-coloured townhouse that Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik called home has now returned to normal.

On Friday, a FBI finished their hunt of a skill on this shaggy suburban street, and after confiscating notebooks and computers – and even Christmas tree lights – handed a skill behind to a owner.

Waiting reporters were authorised a look behind a venetian blinds, anticipating to get some grade of discernment into a life of a “clean-cut immature man” and his immature bride and baby, who never caused problems and always paid their lease on time.

And as we piled opposite a threshold, we encountered not a ruins of some Gothic woe cover – or even a justification of a immoderate militant dungeon – though all a accoutrements of domestic mundanity: powdered baby food in a kitchen, a cot in a upstairs bedroom, nappies, books and tapestries and several copies of a Quran.

Who carried out shootings?

Becoming radicalised underneath a radar

What creates this sharpened different?

FBI Director James Comey pronounced progressing a review was in a early stages and that there was still “a lot of justification that doesn’t make sense”.

He pronounced that there were indications that a integrate had been radicalised and that they were “potentially inspired” by unfamiliar apprehension groups.

However, he pronounced there was no justification they were partial of a network.

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Reporters looked by a suspects’ residence and found personal items

Earlier, a FBI pronounced it was also questioning reports that Malik had affianced devotion to Islamic State (IS).

She is reported to have posted a summary on Facebook in support of IS personality Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi underneath a opposite name. The post has given been removed.

After Wednesday’s conflict during a Inland Regional Center amicable services agency, explosve equipment, weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition were found in a couple’s home.

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Police pronounced between 75 and 80 people were attending a celebration there when a sharpened began.

The identities of a victims have given been expelled by San Bernardino’s coroner. The youngest was 26 and a oldest was 60.

San Bernardino is a deadliest mass sharpened in a US given 26 people were killed during a propagandize in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012.

A Reuters/Ipsos check on Friday showed that 51% of Americans perspective Muslims vital in a United States a same as any other community, while usually 14.6% were generally aroused of them.