Accused California shooter lived in Saudi Arabia for years – Pakistani sources
Tashfeen Malik, one of the two accused shooters in the massacre in San Bernardino, California, moved with her family 25 years ago from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia, where her father became “conservative and hard-line,” a family member told Reuters on Friday.
Malik, 27, and her American husband, Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, were killed in a shootout with police hours on Wednesday, hours after the mass shooting in San Bernardino in which 14 people died.
Two Pakistani officials said Malik was from the Layyah district in southern Punjab province, but moved to Saudi Arabia with her father 25 years ago. She returned home five or six years ago to study to become a pharmacist at Bahauddin Zakariya University in Multan, they said. Read more