Hostages safe after US synagogue standoff

By Jake Bleiberg, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo
Updated January 16 2022 - 4:46am, first published 4:42am
Hostages held in a Texas synagogue have been freed and a source says their captor was declared dead.

Hostages who had been held for hours inside a Texas synagogue have been rescued, according to Governor Greg Abbott, bringing an end to a standoff that had lasted nearly 12 hours.

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