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Five Officers killed in sniper ambush in Dallas

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Published on 9 July 2016 5:31 AM GMT

Five Officers killed in sniper ambush in Dallas
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Washington: At least five officers killed and about seven others are wounded in the ambush, which took place when a gunman sent crowd rushing for cover in downtown Dallas of United States.

Dallas police, however, killed the heavily armed sniper after facing a loss of few officers.

The attacker named Micah Xavier Johnson was a military veteran, who served in Afghanistan.

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said-

  • This was a mobile and lone shooter who had written manifestos on how to shoot and move shoot and move, and that's what he did.
  • As we've started to unravel this fishing knot, we've come to realize this shooting came from one building at different levels.

Dallas police Chief David Brown said that it was a well-planned, well-thought-out, evil tragedy by these suspects.

Police said that they searched attacker Johnson’s house on Friday and found rifles,bomb-making materials, ballistic vests, ammunition and a personal journal of combat tactics.

Other investigations regarding the sniper attack are still going on.

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