The city of Pittsburgh in the US state of Pennsylvania witnessed an unusual form of terror on Saturday as a lone gunman entered into a synagogue packed with worshippers and opened fire. At the end of the attack, eleven people laid dead . Several other persons including three policemen were seriously injured.

The  gunman who has been identified as 46-year-old Robert Bowers was overpowered by superior fire power from the police and forced to surrender. He is now in custody of law enforcement and  has been charged with 29 federal counts, including 11 counts of use of a firearm to commit murder during a crime of violence.

Bowers entered into the Tree of Life Synagogue and indiscriminately fired inside while shouting, “All Jews must die.” He was armed with an assault rifle and at least three handguns during the 20-minute assault.

Wendell Hissrich, the city’s public safety director, said there was no further threat to the public. He said the shooting is being investigated as a federal hate crime. “It’s a very horrific crime scene,” he said in a news conference. “It’s one of the worst that I’ve seen, and I’ve been on some plane crashes. It’s very bad.”

The President of the United states, Donald Trump has condemned the incident via his twitter handle. He said: