Obama arrives to console grieving families in Orlando


ORLANDO: President Barack Obama arrived on Thursday in Orlando where he will console loved ones devastated by a shooting rampage that has fueled America’s culture wars and a fresh push for gun controls.


Air Force One touched down in Florida shortly before 1:00 pm (1700 GMT).

In Orlando on Sunday, 49 people were killed and 53 others wounded in a gun attack at a gay club – the worst mass shooting in US history.