Police kill two suspects in California shooting

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Two heavily armed suspects – one male and one female – have been killed by police after a mass shooting in California left 14 people dead, the BBC reports.

Police named the dead suspects as US-born Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, a county employee, and Tashfeen Malik, 27.

Officers opened fire at a black SUV, earlier identified as the getaway vehicle, killing both suspects inside.

Hours earlier, gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a San Bernardino community centre.

Police said the two dead suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing “assault-style clothing”.

The FBI is not ruling out the possibility of terrorism but the situation is still being investigated.

Authorities found three possible explosive devices at the Inland Regional Center, where the shooting took place.

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