State of emergency introduced after Orlando gay nightclub shooting

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Baku, June 13, AZERTAC 

A state of emergency has been declared in Florida and Orlando after the deadly shooting in a gay nightclub, the city police said on its Twitter account on Sunday, according to TASS.

Fifty people were killed and fifty three others were wounded in the club, the worst terror attack in U.S. history since 9/11, CNN has reported.

The shooter worked as a guard and had repeatedly said he was tied to the Islamic State terrorist group, according to Fox News.

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