Police shoot dead 2 gunmen at Texas exhibit of Prophet Mohammad cartoons

DALLAS - Two gunmen opened fire on Sunday at an art exhibit in Garland, Texas, that was organized by an anti-Islamic group and featured caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad and were themselves shot dead at the scene by police officers, city officials and police said.

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