Six worshippers and rabbi held hostage in Texas synagogue

A man has taken possibly six people, including the rabbi, hostage at a Beth Israel synagogue at Colleyville, NE of Fort Worth in Texas during a livestream Shabbat service taking place on Jan. 15. He has mentioned Islam, his sister and his children, said he is willing to die. SWAT operations are in progress in the streets around the synagogue and residents in the immediate area are being evacuated.

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