6 Dead in Canadian Terror Attack

February 10, 2017- Natalie Sherwood, 10th Grade

download-1Six people are left dead, eight injured, and thirty-nine left unharmed, after a shooting taking place at a Mosque located in Quebec City, according to Quebec Provincial Police. The assault, that took place in an Islamic Cultural Center, is being investigated in the category of terrorism. Witnesses described the attackers as two men dressed in black. According to the witnesses, the gunmen fired at the worshipers, many of which were families, indiscriminately. During a news conference, a police officer said that the two assailants were arrested. One was found near the Mosque and the other was on a highway nearby. According to officials, twenty-seven year-old Alexandre Bissonnette was charged with six counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder. Although two men were arrested for the crime, only one out of the two is a suspect in the shooting.

 

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