Police in the United States have identified Robert Bowers as suspect of the attack (image courtesy copyright NYPDCT)

Robert Bowers has been charged with murdering 11 people in a synagogue in Pittsburgh, United States.

Six people, including four policemen, were injured in Saturday’s attack.

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Concise News understands that the attack is the worst anti-Semitic attack in recent US history.

Bowers, 46, is accused of opening fire at the Tree of Life synagogue during its Sabbath service.

To this end, he faces 29 criminal counts, including use of a firearm to commit murder.

It was also learned that federal prosecutors have said that they would also file hate crime charges, and the suspect could face the death penalty.

In the meantime, US President Donald Trump has described the attack as a “wicked act of mass murder”.

Trump said he would visit Pittsburgh soon. He also ordered US flags at government buildings to be flown at half-mast until 31 October.