Shooting Inside Quebec Mosque Kills SixJanuary 30, 2017 5:34am
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling a fatal mass shooting inside a Quebec City mosque an act of terrorism.
“We condemn this terrorist attack on Muslims in a centre of worship and refuge,” the Prime Minister said in a statement issued after Sunday night’s attack on the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre. “It is heart-wrenching to see such senseless violence.”
Police say six people were shot and killed, and eight others injured. Two people have since been taken into custody.
Le SPVQ confirme qu’il y a des dècès et des blessés,des suspects ont été arrêtés, plus de détails à venir.
— SPVQ_police (@SPVQ_police) January 30, 2017
Police say the victims were between the ages of 35 and 70.