Terror in Quebec City

Police respond to deadly shootings at Islamic Cultural Centre in Ste-Foy, Quebec City.
Mathieu Galarneau/TC Media

BY TC MEDIA
QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Six people are dead and eight are injured after a shooting Jan. 29 at a Quebec City mosque, in what police are calling an act of terroism.

The dead  at the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec are  between the ages of 35 and 70, police said Sunday night. Thirty-nine other people who were in the building escaped unharmed.

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According to Quebec police, one male suspect is in custody

Premier  Phillipe Couillard described the shootings as acts of terrorism last night.
"To our compatriots of Muslim faith: we are with you,” Couillard said.  “You are home. We are all Quebeckers.”

Couillard confirmed that he would attend a vigil planned for Jan. 30.


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