Followers of cult leader David Koresh still under his spell 25 years after Waco inferno

Followers of cult leader David Koresh still under his spell 25 years after Waco inferno
 

Followers, known as Branch Davidians, will hold special prayers on Wednesday, the 25th anniversary of the so-called Waco siege, one of the darkest and most disputed chapters of US law enforcement history. 
An attempt to arrest Koresh at his headquarters in Mount Carmel, eight miles from Waco, Texas, ended in a bloodbath when four US agents and six Branch Davidians died in a gunfight.
An ensuing siege ended two months later when tanks attacked the wooden compound, triggering an inferno which killed 80 Branch Davidians, including 26 Britons, some of them children.
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25 February 2018 in World News, Views: 40
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