Texas hostage-taker wished he had taken part in 9/11 attacks - report

The suspect who had taken four synagogue attendees hostage in Colleyville, Texas this past Saturday, Faisal Akram, told court staff that he wished he had taken a part in the attacks on the US on September 11, according to the Independent.

According to the report, he had spoken with court staff shortly after the attacks.

He was banned from the Blackburn Magistrates' Court in 2001 after verbally abusing and threatening the court staff repeatedly.

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