Fort Hood gunman wanted martyrdom

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August 13, 2013 AT 12:06 PM
The New York Times on published an account about the U.S. soldier who admitted killing 13 fellow soldiers and wounding 31 others in a shooting rampage at a Texas army base. In 2009 Maj Nidal Malik Hasan told a mental health panel he wished to die while carrying out "jihad" because it would signal God had designated him as a religious martyr.