Six People Shot Dead at Mosque in Quebec City, Canada; Two Suspects Arrested


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Five people were shot and killed on Sunday night inside of a mosque in Quebec City, Canada.

Emergency services are addressing a situation that took place at Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec, and BBC reported that two people were killed during evening prayers.

Various reports indicate that there were approximately 40 people inside the mosque at the time, and that at least one suspect has been arrested.

UPDATE – 9:55 p.m. EST: Reports indicate that up to three gunmen were behind the attack, and the death toll has increased:

UPDATE – 10:05 p.m. EST: Two people were reportedly arrested over the incident, and video has come in from the scene.

UPDATE – 10:47 p.m. EST: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted out his sympathies for the victims of the attack.

UPDATE: Monday 7:52 a.m. EST: Six people have been killed and another eight wounded in the attack, ages ranging from 35 to 70.

UPDATE: Monday 10:25 a.m. EST: Canadian media has identified the two arrested suspects: Alexandre Bissonnette and Mohamed Khadir.

UPDATE: Monday 11:56 p.m. EST: President Trump called Trudeau to offer condolences.

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