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FBI investigating San Bernardino shooting as ‘act of terrorism’

David Bowdich (R), assistant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Los Angeles office, speaks at a news conference with Jarrod Burguan (L), city police chief in San Bernardino, California December 4, 2015. The FBI is investigating this week's massacre in which a married couple killed 14 people in California as an "act of terrorism," an official said on Friday, saying the female shooter had pledged allegiance to a leader of the militant group Islamic State. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo
David Bowdich (R), assistant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Los Angeles office, speaks at a news conference with Jarrod Burguan (L), city police chief in San Bernardino, California December 4, 2015. The FBI is investigating this week's massacre in which a married couple killed 14 people in California as an "act of terrorism," an official said on Friday, saying the female shooter had pledged allegiance to a leader of the militant group Islamic State. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo

London: The FBI is investigating the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California that happened on Wednesday as an act of terrorism.

According to The Guardian, the FBI confirmed on Friday, giving the atrocity a national security dimension and renewed political urgency.

FBI assistant director David Bowdich said, during a press conference, that these horrific acts of are being investigated as an act of terrorism now.

The move comes after reports claimed the woman accused of helping to slaughter 14 people in a gun massacre in California pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).(ANI)