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the latest: quebec police say 6 dead, 8 wounded at mosque


quebec city — the latest on the deadly shooting at a quebec city mosque (all times local):12:55 p.m.quebec police say six people were killed and another eight were wounded in a shooting at a mosque.christine coulombe, the quebec provincial police spokeswoman, says some of the wounded were gravely injured. she says the dead were approximately 35 to 70 years of age. thirty-nine people were in the mosque at the time of the attack. two people have been arrested.she says one person was arrested at the scene and the other nearby in d'orleans.






the latest: quebec premier expresses horror at mosque attack


quebec city — the latest on the deadly shooting at a quebec city mosque (all times local):1:45 a.m.quebec premier philippe couillard says there will be solidarity rallies across quebec on monday and says the province's people will all be together to express horror.couillard says that like elsewhere in the world quebec has been hit with terrorism. he says it is an act of murder against a specific community but added he doesn't want to talk about the motive until it's known.quebec city mayor regis labeaume appeared visibly shaken at the early morning press conference. he says no person should have to pay with his or her life for their race or color.12:55 a.m.quebec police say six people were killed and another eight were wounded in a shooting at a mosque.christine coulombe, the quebec provin






quebec mosque attacked during evening prayers leaving ‘five dead’ and many injur


five people were killed after gunmen opened fire in a quebec city mosque during evening prayers, the mosque’s president told reporters on sunday. earlier, a witness told reuters that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the quebec city islamic cultural center. police put up a security perimeter around the mosque. canada’s public…






police charge suspect for murder in quebec mosque attack


quebec city—quebec police have charged a suspect with six counts of first-degree murder for the deadly shooting at a mosque here, as the country reels from the rare attack on canadians at a place of worship.authorities named the suspect as 27-year-old alexandre bissonnette, a quebec-born son of a retired quebec bureaucrat whose facebook page identified him as a student of political science and anthropology at laval university, a...






canada police hold suspect, seek motive in terror attack at mosque


quebec—canadian police said they were trying to determine the motive behind a shooting at a quebec city mosque that killed six people and was declared a terrorist attack by canadian officials.police had one suspect in custody in the shooting at the quebec islamic cultural centre, the city’s biggest mosque, on sunday night. two suspects were initially arrested, but quebec police said midday monday that following its investigation,...






quebec city mosque shooting leaves multiple people dead


a shooting at a quebec city mosque has left six dead and at least eight injured, police said.two suspects were arrested at the centre culturel islamique de quebec on sunday night, quebec city police spokeswoman christine coulombe said.canadian prime minister justin trudeau condemned what he called a “terrorist attack on muslims in a...






mosque president says 5 dead in quebec city shooting


multiple people were killed and others injured sunday after gunmen opened fire on worshipers at a quebec city mosque during evening prayers, police and local media said.the mosque's president said that five people were killed. police said via twitter that there were "deaths and injuries" and that suspects had been arrested. they did not specify a number.witnesses said that as many as three gunmen fired at the quebec city islamic cultural center, according to the montreal gazette. a witness told reuters that about 40 people were inside the mosque during the shooting.a facebook live video showed numerous police cars and ambulances surrounding the mosque, which was roped off with yellow police tape."tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city. my






quebec city police say there's been a shooting at mosque


quebec city -- people have died in a sunday evening shooting at a mosque in the provincial capital of quebec city, police say. authorities did not specify the number of fatalities. quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested. canadian prime minister justin trudeau said in a tweet: “tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city. my thoughts are with victims & their families.”quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with victims’ families. public safety minister ralph goodale said on twitter sunday that he is deeply saddened by the loss of life. his office says no motive has been confirmed. this is a developing story. please check back for updates.






quebec police report deaths in mosque shooting, 2 arrested


quebec city — an unconfirmed number of people died sunday evening in a shooting at a mosque in the provincial capital of quebec city, police said.authorities did not specify the number of fatalities.quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act "barbaric violence" and expressed solidarity with the victims' families."tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city. my thoughts are with victims & their families," canadian prime minister justin trudeau tweeted.public safety minister ralph goodale said on twitter sunday that he is deeply saddened by the loss of life. his office says no motive has been confirmed.in the summer of 2016 a pig's head was left on th






quebec police say report fatalities in mosque shooting – the mercury news


quebec city (ap) — people have died in a sunday evening in a shooting at a mosque in the provincial capital of quebec city, police say.authorities did not specify the number of fatalitiesquebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with victims’ families.public safety minister ralph goodale said on twitter sunday that he is deeply saddened by the loss of life. his office says no motive has been confirmed.






quebec police report deaths in mosque shooting, 2 arrested – the denver post


quebec city (ap) — an unconfirmed number of people died sunday evening in a shooting at a mosque in the provincial capital of quebec city, police said.authorities did not specify the number of fatalities.quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with the victims’ families.“tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city. my thoughts are with victims & their families,” canadian prime minister justin trudeau tweeted.public safety minister ralph goodale said on twitter sunday that he is deeply saddened by the loss of life. his office says no motive has been confirmed.in the summer of 2016 a pig’s head was left






blood-spattered quebec mosque opens doors after shooting


quebec city — worshippers are returning to the scene of the weekend's quebec city mosque shooting to view the aftermath of the carnage.reporters and members of the city's muslim community stepped over gobs of blood wednesday as they made their way through the mosque, where six men to death on sunday.some of the walls are pierced by bullets, and smears of blood remain on many surfaces, including the stairs to the basement.mosque vice president mohamed labidi says he wanted to open the center to the public so people can see what worshippers had to suffer.twenty-seven-year-old university student alexandre bissonnette has been charged with murder and attempted murder.funerals for three of the dead will occur thursday.






quebec mosque attack: 'five dead' and many injured | canada news


at least five people were killed after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in quebec city during evening prayers, the mosque's president has told reporters.a witness told the reuters news agency that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the quebec city islamic cultural center on sunday."there are many victims ... there are deaths," a quebec police spokesman told reporters.two people have been arrested, police said."why is this happening here? this is barbaric," said the mosque's president, mohamed yangui.yangui, who was not inside the mosque during the shooting, received frantic calls from worshippers at evening prayers.he did not know how many were injured, saying they had been taken to different hospitals across quebec city. canadian prime minister justin trudeau said on twitte






canada police hold 2, seek motive in terror attack at mosque


canadian police said they were trying to determine the motive behind a shooting at a quebec city mosque that killed six people and was declared a terrorist attack by canadian officials.two suspects were arrested following the shooting at the quebec islamic cultural centre, the city’s biggest mosque, on sunday night. at a press conference on...






quebec police say report fatalities in mosque shooting


quebec city (ap) — people have died in a sunday evening in a shooting at a mosque in the provincial capital of quebec city, police say.authorities did not specify the number of fatalitiesquebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with victims’ families.public safety minister ralph goodale said on twitter sunday that he is deeply saddened by the loss of life. his office says no motive has been confirmed.






quebec city police confirm fatalities in mosque shooting


quebec city police say people have died during a shooting at a mosque in the provincial capital. police did not say how many died in the sunday shooting.media reports from reuters and the washington post said as many as five people were dead following the shooting but the number of casualties remained unconfirmed. quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.check back for details ociated press






trudeau condemns deadly attack on worshipers at quebec mosque


quebec—prime minister justin trudeau said a deadly shooting at a mosque here was a terrorist attack on “innocents targeted for practicing their faith,” and promoted his vision of an open canada as a contrast to new u.s. moves to limit immigration.his remarks in canada’s parliament e as the country reels from the rare attack on canadians at a place of worship. six people were killed in the shooting at the quebec islamic cultural...






quebec police report fatalities in mosque shooting


quebec city -- the president of a quebec city mosque says five people died in a shooting in his mosque in the provincial capital. quebec city islamic cultural centre president mohamed yangui confirmed the number of dead late sunday in a telephone call. authorities, however, did not specify the number of fatalities. yangui told cbs news he was not present, but that he received calls from members who were there and spoke with the morgue. he said he doesn’t know how many people were injured.yangui said he has no idea who would have carried out the shooting. he said the mosque had not received any threats.two suspects were arrested, quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said. quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with the






mosque president says 5 dead in quebec city shooting


quebec city — five people have been killed in a shooting at a quebec city mosque, the president of the center said sunday.quebec city islamic cultural centre president mohamed yangui confirmed the number of dead late sunday in a telephone call from the provincial capital.authorities did not confirm the number of fatalities.quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act "barbaric violence" and expressed solidarity with the victims' families.canadian prime minister justin trudeau quickly took to social media to express his condolences."tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city. my thoughts are with victims & their families," trudeau tweeted.he later sai






mosque president says 5 dead in quebec city shooting – the mercury news


quebec city (ap) — five people have been killed in a shooting at a quebec city mosque, the president of the center said sunday.quebec city islamic cultural centre president mohamed yangui confirmed the number of dead late sunday in a telephone call from the provincial capital.authorities did not confirm the number of fatalities.quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with the victims’ families.canadian prime minister justin trudeau quickly took to social media to express his condolences.“tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city. my thoughts are with victims & their families,” trudeau tweeted.he late






mosque president says 5 dead in quebec city shooting – the denver post


quebec city (ap) — five people have been killed in a shooting at a quebec city mosque, the president of the center said sunday.quebec city islamic cultural centre president mohamed yangui confirmed the number of dead late sunday in a telephone call from the provincial capital.authorities did not confirm the number of fatalities.quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with the victims’ families.canadian prime minister justin trudeau quickly took to social media to express his condolences.“tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city. my thoughts are with victims & their families,” trudeau tweeted.he late






the latest: german government condemns quebec mosque attack


quebec city — the latest on the deadly shooting at a quebec city mosque (all times local):5:45 a.m.german chancellor angela merkel's spokesman is condemning the "despicable" attack at a quebec city mosque.spokesman steffen seibert said the german leader was shocked by the shooting during sunday evening prayers that left six people dead.seibert said monday: "if the killers intended to set people of different faiths against each other or to divide them, they must not and will not succeed in that. we stand in mourning beside the muslim community in quebec."___5:15 a.m.french president francois hollande has condemned the "odious attack" on a quebec mosque and offered support for canada's leaders.hollande, whose country has suffered a string of islamic extremist attacks, said in a statement tha






quebec city mosque attack: 'five dead' and many injured | canada news


at least five people were killed and several were wounded after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in quebec city during evening prayers, the mosque's president told reporters.a witness told the reuters news agency that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the quebec city islamic cultural center on sunday.the shooting occurred at 8pm local time (01:00 gmt)."there are many victims ... there are deaths," a quebec police spokesman told reporters.two people have been arrested, police said.police later wrote on twitter that the situation was under control after they evacuated people inside the mosque. the mosque's president, mohamed yangui, said:  "why is this happening here? this is barbaric."yangui, who was not inside the mosque during the shooting, received frantic calls from wor






mosque president says 5 dead in quebec city shooting


quebec city (ap) — five people have been killed in a shooting at a quebec city mosque, the president of the center said sunday.quebec city islamic cultural centre president mohamed yangui confirmed the number of dead late sunday in a telephone call from the provincial capital.authorities did not confirm the number of fatalities.quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with the victims’ families.canadian prime minister justin trudeau quickly took to social media to express his condolences.“tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city. my thoughts are with victims & their families,” trudeau tweeted.he late






the latest: hospital says 5 critical after mosque shooting


quebec city — the latest on the deadly shooting at a quebec city mosque (all times local):8:40 a.m.a hospital now says five people are in critical condition following a shooting at a quebec city mosque in which six people were killed.university of quebec hospital centre spokeswoman genevieve dupuis says 12 others suffered minor injuries in sunday night's shooting, which canada's prime minister has called an act of terrorism.___5:45 a.m.german chancellor angela merkel's spokesman is condemning the "despicable" attack at a quebec city mosque.spokesman steffen seibert said the german leader was shocked by the shooting during sunday evening prayers that left six people dead.seibert said monday: "if the killers intended to set people of different faiths against each other or to divide them, the






president of quebec city mosque says five have died in shooting at mosque


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quebec city mosque attack: six dead and eight injured | canada news


at least six people were killed and eight were wounded after a shooting at a mosque in quebec city during evening prayers, police said.gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the quebec city islamic cultural center on sunday at 8pm local time (01:00 gmt).police said two suspects had been arrested.the mosque's president, mohamed yangui, was not inside the mosque at the time of the shooting. he received frantic calls from worshippers.he said: "why is this happening here? this is barbaric."speaking to al jazeera by phone, he said: "one of the administrators called me and said there was a shooting at the mosque. i am still in shock. i ran to the mosque ... i was told that one attacker was arrested at the scene while another one was arrested nearby." canadian prime minister justin trudeau condem






mosque president says 5 dead in quebec city shooting


multiple people were killed and others injured sunday after gunmen opened fire on worshipers at a quebec city mosque during evening prayers, police and local media said.the mosque's president told reuters that five people were killed. police said via twitter that there were "deaths and injuries" but did not specify a number, and a police spokesperson said that two suspects had been arrested."the situation is under control, the premises are secure and the occupants were evacuated," police said in a tweet. "the investigation is ongoing."witnesses said that as many as three gunmen fired at the quebec city islamic cultural center, according to the montreal gazette, which reported that about 100 people were inside."why is this happening here? this is barbaric," the mosque's president, mohamed y






quebec city police confirm fatalities in a shooting at a local mosque, 2 people


share storythe ociated pressquebec city (ap) — quebec city police confirm fatalities in a shooting at a local mosque, 2 people arrested.the ociated presscustom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.thanks for signing up!






quebec city mosque shooting: at least four reportedly killed


image copyrightreutersimage caption police confirmed fatalities and arrests, but would not release further details at least four people have been killed in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city, canada.s s were fired at the the quebec islamic cultural centre on sunday night, police said.the centre's facebook page posted video of police outside the scene, with a written comment that there are "some dead".police said two people had been arrested, but did not provide a number for those killed or injured.a witness told reuters news agency that up to three gunmen had been involved. the news agency also reported a "heavily armed tactical squad" had been seen entering the mosque.the shooting happened at the mosque on chemin sainte-foy, one of two operated by the islamic centre.video posted to soc






the latest: 2nd suspect calls 911, tells police to get him


quebec city — the latest on the deadly shooting at a quebec city mosque (all times local):9:15 a.m.quebec police say one suspect was arrested at the scene of the attack on a canadian mosque in which six people died and the second suspect called 911 from his car, saying he was armed but wanted to cooperate with police.denis turcotte of quebec police says the second suspect stopped and said he was waiting for police to come and get him.he was arrested near ile d'orleans around 9 p.m.___8:50 a.m.pope francis has condemned the quebec mosque attack and is calling for mutual respect among people of different faiths.francis conveyed his condolences in writing and in person to the archbishop of quebec, cardinal gerald lacroix, who was in rome on monday and returned immediately to canada.in the tel






five dead in ‘barbaric’ shooting at mosque in quebec city: reports


multiple gunmen opened fire in a quebec mosque during evening prayers, killing five people, according to multiple reports. quebec city constable étienne doyon told reporters that police received a call around 7:55 p.m. on sunday, stating that s s had been fired at the centre culturel islamique de québec on sainte-foy st.reuters reported that five people were killed in the m shooting. police tweeted there were deaths and injuries but wouldn’t confirm how many victims there are.doyon said two suspects had been arrested, but refused to provide further details.“why is this happening here? this is barbaric,” the mosque’s president, mohamed yangui, told reuters. yangui was not inside the mosque during the shooting, but he told reuters that he received frantic calls from those who were. dozens of






quebec city mosque shooting: at least five reportedly killed


media captionpolice and ambulances surrounded the area around the mosqueup to five people have reportedly been killed in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city, canada.s s were fired at the quebec islamic cultural centre on sunday night, where dozens had gathered for evening prayers.the centre's president told reporters that five people had been killed in the attack but police have not yet provided any numbers for the dead and injured.two people have been arrested, but the investigation is ongoing, police said.a witness told reuters news agency that up to three gunmen had been involved. the news agency also reported that a "heavily armed tactical squad" had been seen entering the mosque.image copyrightreutersimage caption police confirmed fatalities and arrests, but would not release furthe






quebec city mosque shooting: at least five reportedly killed


media captionpolice and ambulances surrounded the area around the mosquefive people are reported to have been killed in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city, canada.s s were fired at the quebec islamic cultural centre on sunday night, where dozens had gathered for evening prayers.two people have been arrested but the investigation is ongoing, police said.police have not suggested a motive although philippe couillard, the premier of quebec, described it as a "terrorist act".the centre's president told reporters that five people had been killed but police have not yet provided any numbers for the dead and injured.a witness told reuters news agency that up to three gunmen had been involved. the news agency also reported that a "heavily armed tactical squad" had been seen entering the mosque.






quebec mosque shooting a terrorist attack, canadian prime minister pierre trudea


quebec city – a shooting at a mosque here was a terrorist attack, canadian prime minister pierre trudeau said late sunday night.quebec police said six people were killed and eight wounded.quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested. police said the mosque had been evacuated and things were under control.police added that there was nothing to suggest there were any other suspects involved.quebec city islamic cultural centre president mohamed yangui said the shooting happened in the men’s section of the mosque. he said he was worried some of the dead may have been children. he said he wasn’t at the center when the attack occurred but he got some details from people at the scene.he said an estimated 60-100 people would have been there at the time of t






quebec city mosque shooting: six killed, eight wounded


media captionpolice and ambulances surrounded the area around the mosquesix people have been killed and another eight wounded in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city, canada, police say.s s were fired at the quebec islamic cultural centre on sunday night, where more than 50 people had gathered for evening prayers.one suspect was arrested at the scene and another was arrested nearby. police do not believe there are other suspects at large.the canadian authorities are treating the shooting as a terror attack. "we condemn this terrorist attack on muslims in a centre of worship and refuge," prime minister justin trudeau said in a statement. "muslim-canadians are an important part of our national fabric, and these senseless acts have no place in our communities, cities and country."image copyr






blood-spattered quebec mosque opens doors after shooting


quebec city — members of quebec city's muslim community walked over thick, crusted blood dried into the carpet of their mosque on wednesday as they returned to the scene of last weekend's carnage where six men were s to death.blood was everywhere: on the prayer carpet, the walls, tables and in footprints leading to the basement where people took refuge from the shooter.mosque vice president mohamed labidi said he wanted to open the center to the public so people could see what worshippers had to suffer.twenty-seven-year-old university student alexandre bissonnette has been charged with murder and attempted murder in the case. he was arrested sunday night following the m acre in which 19 people were also wounded.bissonnette was a fan of french far-right leader marine le pen and u.s. preside






6 killed, 8 injured by gunmen at quebec city mosque


quebec police confirmed in a news briefing that six people had been killed and eight injured, some seriously, in a m shooting sunday night at a mosque in suburban quebec city as worshipers were finishing their prayers.government officials called the attack an act of terrorism.a spokeswoman for the sûreté du québec, the quebec provincial police, said that two suspects had been arrested. investigations were continuing but the spokeswoman said the police do not believe at this time that others were directly involved in the attack.one of the suspects was arrested 14 miles east of the mosque along the shore of the st. lawrence river on the approach to the bridge leading to the island of orleans. the bridge was closed by police. the second suspect was arrested close to the mosque."the situation






quebec city mosque attack: six dead and eight injured | canada news


at least six people were killed in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city during evening prayers, police said.gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the quebec islamic cultural centre on sunday at 8pm local time (01:00 gmt)."six people are confirmed dead - they range in age from 35 to about 70," quebec provincial police spokeswoman christine coulombe told reporters, adding eight people were wounded and 39 were unharmed.police said two suspects had been arrested, but gave no details about them or what prompted the attack.the mosque's president, mohamed yangui, was not inside the mosque at the time of the shooting. he received frantic calls from worshippers.he said: "why is this happening here? this is barbaric."speaking to al jazeera by phone, he said: "one of the administrators called me an






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quebec city mosque attack: six dead and eight injured | canada news


at least six people were killed in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city during evening prayers, police said.gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the quebec city islamic cultural center on sunday at 8pm local time (01:00 gmt)."six people are confirmed dead - they range in age from 35 to about 70," quebec provincial police spokeswoman christine coulombe told reporters, adding eight people were wounded and 39 were unharmed.police said two suspects had been arrested, but gave no details about them or what prompted the attack.the mosque's president, mohamed yangui, was not inside the mosque at the time of the shooting. he received frantic calls from worshippers.he said: "why is this happening here? this is barbaric."speaking to al jazeera by phone, he said: "one of the administrators called






quebec police say six dead, eight wounded in mosque shooting


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trudeau says canada shaken by attack on mosque in quebec


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quebec mosque shooting a terrorist attack, canadian prime minister pierre trudea


quebec city – a shooting at a mosque here was a terrorist attack, canadian prime minister pierre trudeau said late sunday night.quebec police said six people were killed and eight wounded.christine coulombe, a quebec provincial police spokesperson, says some of the wounded were gravely injured. she says the dead were approximately 35 to 70 years of age. thirty-nine people were in the mosque at the time of the attack.quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested. police said the mosque had been evacuated and things were under control.police added that there was nothing to suggest there were any other suspects involved.quebec city islamic cultural centre president mohamed yangui said the shooting happened in the men’s section of the mosque. canadian pr






blood-spattered quebec mosque opens doors after shooting


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quebec city mosque attack: six dead and eight injured | canada news


at least six people were killed in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city during evening prayers, police said.gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the quebec islamic cultural centre on sunday at 8pm local time (01:00 gmt)."six people are confirmed dead - they range in age from 35 to about 70," quebec provincial police spokeswoman christine coulombe told reporters, adding eight people were wounded and 39 were unharmed.police said two suspects had been arrested, but gave no details about them or what prompted the attack.the mosque's president, mohamed yangui, was not inside the mosque at the time of the shooting. he received frantic calls from worshippers.he said: "why is this happening here? this is barbaric."speaking to al jazeera by phone, he said: "one of the administrators called me an






quebec city mosque attack: six dead and eight injured | canada news


at least six people were killed in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city during evening prayers, police said.gunmen fired on about 50 people inside the quebec islamic cultural centre on sunday at 8pm local time (01:00 gmt)."six people are confirmed dead - they range in age from 35 to about 70," quebec provincial police spokeswoman christine coulombe told reporters, adding that eight people were wounded and 39 were unharmed.police said two suspects had been arrested, but gave no details about them or what prompted the attack.the mosque's president, mohamed yangui, was not inside the mosque at the time of the shooting. he received frantic calls from worshippers.he said: "why is this happening here? this is barbaric."speaking to al jazeera by phone, he said: "one of the administrators called






gunmen open fire on quebec city mosque


police lights(p o: getty images/istockp o)gunmen opened fire at a quebec city mosque during evening prayers sunday, mosque officials said. the reuters news agency reported that five people were killed and others wounded. quebec police did not immediately confirm the death toll.police said the shooting took place at the centre culturel islamique de quebec, ctv news reported. quebec city police spokesman constable pierre poirier said two suspects were arrested, the ociated press reported.quebec premier philippe couillard termed the act “barbaric violence.”"tonight, canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in quebec city," canadian prime minister justin trudeau tweeted. "my thoughts are with victims & their families."public safety minister ralph goodale tweeted t






quebec city mosque shooting: six killed, eight wounded


media captionpolice and ambulances surrounded the area around the mosquesix people have been killed and another eight wounded in a shooting at a mosque in quebec city, canada.s s were fired at the quebec islamic cultural centre on sunday night, where dozens had gathered for evening prayers.police confirmed the death toll and are treating the incident as a terror attack.two people are in custody, and officers do not believe there are others suspects at large.police said the area was secure and the situation was "under control". dozens of people left the mosque safely, they said.image copyrightafpimage caption police arrived on the scene and made two arrests a spokesperson said there was no information about the suspects in custody, saying their probe had just started.earlier canadian prime






gunmen open fire on quebec city mosque


police lights(p o: getty images/istockp o)gunmen opened fire at a quebec city mosque during evening prayers sunday, mosque officials said. the reuters news agency reported that five people were killed and others wounded. quebec police did not immediately confirm the death toll.police said the shooting took place at the centre culturel islamique de quebec, ctv news reported.local reports initially said one suspect was arrested and a second surrounded.a witness told reuters that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the mosque."why is this happening here? this is barbaric,” said the mosque's president, mohamed yangui, according to reuters.the mosque last june was the site of an anti-islamic hate crime during the muslim holy month of ramadan. in that incident, a worshipper found