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01 Nov 2020 | 06:28 AM UTC

Canada: At least two killed in stabbing in Old Quebec October 31 /update 1

Canada News Alert

At least two reported killed in stabbing in Old Quebec (Quebec City) on October 31; localized disruptions likely in near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/31/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/1/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Montreal). COUNTRY/REGION Québec City

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Event

Unconfirmed local media reports indicate that at least two people have been killed and five others injured in a stabbing attack near Old Quebec's Parliament Hill (Quebec City) late on Saturday, October 31. Police have stated that the suspect has since been arrested, with the arrest reportedly taking place at the Espace 400e.

A major police deployment has been reported present at the scene and localized disruptions are likely in the near term.

Advice

Individuals in Quebec City are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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