MASSACRE BYAMAJOR; 12 killed in army base shooting.
Byline: ALLISON MARTIN
A US Army major led a massacre that left 12 people dead at a military base in Texas yesterday.
Malik Noun 1. malik - the leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent; "maliks rule the hinterland of Afghanistan under the protection of warlords" Nadal Hasan was last night named as being one of three alleged gunmen.
It is claimed they opened fire at Fort Hood Fort Hood, U.S. army post, 209,000 acres (84,580 hectares), central Tex., near Killeen; est. 1942 on the site of old Fort Gates and named for Confederate Gen. John Hood. It is one of the army's largest installations and a major employer of the area. as family and friends of soldiers had gathered for a passing out parade.
Police sources said Hasan Said Hasan was Fiji Indian member of the Legislative Council of Fiji nominated into the Council by the Governor in 1937. is among the dead and 31 people have also been wounded The gunmen wore battle dress when they launched their murderous mur·der·ous
1. Capable of, guilty of, or intending murder: a group of murderous thugs.
President Barack Obama described it as "a horrific outburst of violence".
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