Multiple casualties at Squirrel Hill synagogue in Pittsburgh USA

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Eleven people have been killed, officials say, in a gun attack on a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The gunman, who opened fire as the Tree of Life synagogue held a service, was later taken into custody.

President Donald Trump said “a lot of people” had been killed and injured in a “wicked act of mass murder”.

The suspect, who has been officially identified as Robert Bowers, 46, was injured and is receiving treatment.Suspected attacker Robert Bowers

Two other people are in hospital in a critical condition, police said.

Federal investigators are treating the shooting as a hate crime.

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