Two individuals have been killed and at the very least five others injured as an unidentified man in his 20s went on a stabbing spree in Quebec City in the Canadian province of Quebec on Saturday night time.
The suspect was taken into custody by native legislation enforcement at roughly 1 am native time on Sunday.
According to native media stories, the rampage occurred close to the Chateau Frontenac, on rue des Ramparts in the town.
There’s no phrase as but on a attainable motive for the assaults. Quebec is the French-speaking province of Canada. The stabbing follows comparable assaults in the previous few weeks in France by Islamic radicals, and a few Quebecers have been popping out to help France over the assaults there.
The Service de police de la Ville de Québec, the town’s police division, warned residents to keep away from the Parliament Hill space and requested them to stay inside.
“We still ask the citizens of Quebec City to stay inside with the doors locked because an investigation is still underway,” the division stated in a tweet in French.
Reports stated that the person was dressed in medieval costume and armed with a “bladed weapon.”
Those injured in the incident have been taken to a neighborhood hospital for therapy.