At least six killed in attack on mosque in the Canadian city of Quebec

At least six killed in attack on mosque in the Canadian city of Quebec

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A terrorist attack on a mosque in the Canadian Quebec City in the night from Sunday to Monday six dead and eight wounded cases. The shooting took place during the evening prayer.

The Canadian prime minister called the shooting a “terrorist attack on muslims”. Two suspects are held. The police also has no details released about the perpetrators.

There would be forty people in the mosque have been present at the time of the shooting. Earlier it was spoken about a third offender. But this message, the police have now refuted.

The police have the area around the mosque was cordoned off. The police reported that the situation is under control, and that all people from the mosque have been evacuated.

Canadian police are investigating deadly shooting in the mosque, Quebec


“Why is this happening here? This is barbaric,” says the leader of the mosque, Mohamed Yangui, in a first reaction. Premier Philippe couillard gives of Quebec has expressed via Twitter his condolences to the families of the victims and said that the province does everything he can to ensure the safety of the inhabitants of Quebec to ensure.

A witness who wishes to stay anonymous has against Radio-Canada said that the gunmen spoke with an accent similar to the accent that is spoken in Quebec. According to the witness, would the shooters ‘Allah is great’ called.

Tonight, Canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in Quebec City. My thoughts are with victims & their families.


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03:35 – 30 January 2017


The Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau through Twitter let them know that Canada mourns the “dastardly attack on a mosque in the city of Quebec. My thoughts are with the victims and their families.” Also, the Canadian president reported all the necessary assistance to premier couillard gives of the state of Quebec.

In a statement condemns Trudeau the attack sharp. Further, according to the prime minister “diversity is our strength and our religious tolerance is a value that we, Canadians, in high esteem.”

In the Canadian city of Montreal are also additional safety measures are taken. Also the American city of New York has announced that mosques more secure.

In June 2016, there was a head in front of the door of the same mosque was laid.

Gigantesque déploiement policier devant la Grande mosquée de Québec sur le chemin Saint-Foy. Ambulance vient even…


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01:41 – 30 January 2017

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