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Mass shooting in Taiwanese church: political motivation suspected

A mass shooting at a church in the US state of California that left one person dead and five others injured has raised questions about a possible political motivation of the alleged perpetrator. According to the local sheriff, the attack was a “politically motivated” hate crime against Taiwanese. This was reportedly revealed by handwritten notes found on the person of a 68-year-old suspect. He is said to have been “upset about political tensions between China and Taiwan” and attacked the church congregation last weekend.

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