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New Orleans airport attacker has died: Police


The man who wielded a machete and attacked security agents at a New Orleans airport on Friday evening has died in the hospital where he was being treated for three gunshot wounds, police said on Saturday.

"He was pronounced dead at 4:02 pm," said a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Richard White, 63, had taken homemade explosives to the airport. Police earlier said he was mentally ill and his motive was unclear.

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