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Canada: August 10 Fredericton shooting incident contained /update 1

Four killed in shooting in Fredericton (New Brunswick province) August 10; authorities declare situation contained, no further threat to public

10 Aug 02:20 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 8/10/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/10/2018, 11:59 PM (Canada/Eastern). COUNTRY/REGION Fredericton
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Event

At least four people, including two police officers, were killed in a shooting incident in the city of Fredericton (New Brunswick province), which began at approximately 07:00 (local time) on Friday, August 10. Shortly after 11:00, Fredericton police confirmed that the situation had been contained and there was no further threat to the public. All lockdown orders have been lifted. However, an investigation into the incident is ongoing and an increased police presence should continue to be expected in the vicinity of Brookside Drive.

Advice

Individuals in Fredericton are advised to monitor the situation and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

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