Quebec City mosque shooting: Six killed, eight wounded

Quebec City mosque shooting: Six killed, eight wounded

Six people have been killed and another eight wounded in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada, police say. Shots 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,”…

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Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect in custody

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect in custody

Police in Florida have questioned a suspected gunman after five people were killed and eight injured in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport. The suspect has been identified by police as 26-year-old Esteban Santiago, an Iraq war veteran. Officials say they have not ruled out terrorism as a possible motive. US media say the man may have been mentally disturbed. He reportedly said the government was controlling his mind and made him watch jihadist videos. The attacker opened fire at the baggage claim area of Terminal 2 as passengers were…

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Jordan attack: Canadian among five dead in Karak shooting

Jordan attack: Canadian among five dead in Karak shooting

A Canadian tourist and four police officers have been killed in gun attacks in and near the Jordanian city of Karak, officials say. Unidentified gunmen are reported to have taken refuge in an ancient castle in the city where several other tourists are said to be trapped. Jordan’s Public Security Directorate said the gunmen first attacked a police patrol near Karak and then fled by car into the city. Nine other people have been wounded. No group has admitted carrying out the attacks. Security sources said the gunmen were holed…

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