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NEWS: Van Attack in Toronto Kills Ten April 24th 2018

April 24th, 2018 · 5:55 pm @   -  No Comments
Date of Occurrence: 24th of April 2018
Location: Toronto
Event: Van Attack
Fatalities: 10
Injuries/Displaced: 13

 

Ten people have been killed and an other 13 have been injured in a van attack in the centre of Toronto. The attack happened on Yonge Street when a van pulled off the road and crashed into a crowd of people. The attacker was then arrested after a short stand off with police.

 

The attack has not be linked to organized terror or crime, however the attack does seem to have been motivated by the “incel” subculture and praised spree killer Elliot Rodger in a FaceBook post written right before the attack.

 

Sources:

BBC: stne.co/2JjtiVp

CNN: stne.co/2qW0XwQ