Beirut, Jun 13 :  The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for the Orlando shooting that killed 50 people, saying in a radio bulletin that it was carried out by “one of the soldiers of the caliphate”. (ALSO READ: American Muslim leaders condemn Orlando terror attack  ) Also Read - Jr. NBA Global Championships: Indian Basketball Teams Lose on Day 2

“God allowed Omar Mateen, one of the soldiers of the caliphate in America, to carry out an attack entering a crusader gathering in a night club… In Orlando in Florida, killing and wounding more than 100 of them,” a bulletin from Al-Bayan radio said. The jihadist group declared its “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq in 2014. Also Read - Second Jr NBA Global C'ship to be held from August 6-11 next year

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