Texas synagogue hostage situation: two teenagers deprived of their freedom in the UK
Steph Deschamps / January 17, 2022
Two teenagers were arrested by British anti-terrorist police in Manchester after a British national, who has since died, took hostage in a synagogue in Texas (USA.
Malik Faisal Akram was indeed shot by the FBI when agents entered the Texas house of worship Saturday night.
U.S. President Joe Biden called the events an act of terrorism as did British diplomacy. London assured that the British police were collaborating with the American authorities in the investigation.
Manchester police announced Sunday night that its anti-terrorism department had made arrests of two people in the south of the city in the evening.
It is about two teenagers whose precise gender and age have not been confirmed. Both persons remain deprived of liberty to be heard.
The police also announced that its officers in the region remain in contact with local communities to implement measures to reassure the population.