On Sunday, four people were deliberately killed in London, Canada. According to the police, this is most likely because they are Muslims, which was announced yesterday. Two women aged 74 and 44, a 46-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl were killed. A 9-year-old boy was seriously injured and was taken to the hospital. He will not be in fatal danger.
The suspect is 20-year-old Nathaniel Veltman, who was driving a pickup truck. According to the police, he deliberately drove into the victim walking on the sidewalk. The man was arrested shortly after acting in the parking lot of a nearby shopping mall. According to the police, he was wearing a bulletproof vest or similar.
“This is a mass murder against Muslims,” said Holder, the mayor of London, who spoke of the hate attack. “Three generations of a family were killed all at once. It’s terrible.”
According to the police, it is not yet clear whether the suspect is a member of a specific movement against Muslims. Local and national police are investigating whether the man is connected to a terrorist organization. Obviously, the murder operation was planned.
Mustafa Farooq, the head of the Canadian Muslim Consultative Agency, said: “This is a terrorist attack that occurred on Canadian soil and deserves the same treatment.” According to him, the victim and the suspect do not agree with each other. understanding. Prime Minister Trudeau said on social media that he was shocked by the news. “Islamophobia has no place in our society,” he wrote.
This is the deadliest attack on Muslims since the terrorist attack In the mosque In 2017 in Quebec City. Six believers were killed and eight were injured.