Canada: at least ten people killed in knife attacks, two individuals on the run

Canadian police have launched a manhunt for two suspects who also injured at least 15 people in the province of Saskatchewan. Article written by Published on 05/09/2022 06:29 Updated on 05/09/2022 07:41 Reading time: 1 min. At least ten people were killed on Sunday, September 4, in stabbing attacks in James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon, two localities in the Canadian province of Saskatchewandans, located in the west of the country. “Several other victims were injured, 15 of whom have so far been transported to different hospitals”, according to local authorities who believe that “some of the victims were targeted by the suspects and others were attacked at random”. . The police forces were deployed “at their maximum” to arrest the two suspects on the run. They are two men aged 30 and 31, with black hair and brown eyes. They reportedly fled in a black Nissan Rogue, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Assistant Commissioner Rhonda Blackmore said. Justin Trudeau reacted on Twitter. “Today’s attacks in Saskatchewan are horrific and heartbreaking. My thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones and those who have been injured,” the Prime Minister wrote. The attacks in Saskatchewan today are horrific and heartbreaking. I’m thinking of those who have lost a loved one and of those who were injured. — Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) September 4, 2022 The James Smith Cree Nation community of 2,500 people has declared a state of local emergency. Saskatchewan residents have also been asked to stay home for safety. Diane Shier, a resident of Weldon, told local media Canadian Press that her neighbor, who lived with her grandson, had been killed: “I am very affected because I have lost a good neighbour”. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link