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Reports: Wife of Orlando nightclub attacker arrested

Posted January 16

Omar Mateen opened fire at a Florida nightclub, killing at least 50 people.

— The FBI arrested the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen on Monday, according to the New York Times.

Noor Salman was charged with obstruction of justice in connection with the June 12, 2016 attack at the gay nightclub in Orlando, the report said.

"I can confirm the arrest did occur," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on MSNBC.

Mateen killed 49 people and wounded 53 others before he was killed in a shootout with the local police.


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