Al Qaeda claims responsibility for December shooting at Florida naval base

CAIRO - An audio recording purporting to be from the Islamist militant group Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility on Sunday for a fatal shooting in December at a US naval base in Pensacola, Florida, but provided no evidence.
"We congratulate our Muslim nation and embrace the operation of the martyr hero, the daring knight Muhammad bin Saeed Al-Shamrani," said the audio, released by Al Qaeda’s Yemen branch.
Three people were killed in the shooting.
Reuters was unable to verify the authenticity of the recording.
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