In Canada, knife attacks result in ten deaths in an isolated region, two suspects on the run

In Canada, knife attacks result in ten deaths in an isolated region, two suspects on the run

In Canada, knife attacks result in ten deaths in an isolated region, two suspects on the run

Rhonda Blackmore, Deputy Commissioner of Horse Police for the Royal Canadian, at a press conference in Regina, Saskatchewan, on September 4, 2022, with portraits of the two suspects in the stabbing attacks that occurred earlier in the day.

Ten people were killed and many more were injured on Sunday (September 4) in stabbing attacks in two isolated communities in Canada, police said. The latter launched a manhunt in three provinces to find two suspects.

“We identified ten people who died in thirteen locations in the James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon communities in Saskatchewan.” (central province of the country), said the deputy commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Rhonda Blackmore, during a press conference from Regina, the provincial capital.

“Several other victims were injured, fifteen of which have so far been transported to various hospitals”he added, adding that the police were looking for “two suspects” and investigated “Many crime scenes”.

A dangerous person alert was issued Sunday morning to residents across Saskatchewan province by police who responded “multiple knife attacks in multiple positions”in the Aboriginal community of James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby village of Weldon.

Research on a territory the size of half of Europe

Police received an initial call at 5:40 am local time to report a stabbing attack on the James Smith Cree Nation, followed by others, Rhonda Blackmore said. The authorities believe it “Some of the victims were targeted by suspects and others were attacked by chance”he clarified.

The suspects were reported for the first time in Regina, the provincial capital located more than 300 kilometers to the south. Then the alert and the search extended to the neighboring provinces of Manitoba and Alberta, a vast region half the size of Europe.

The Saskatchewan health authority told Agence France-Presse (AFP) that it has activated emergency protocols to address “a large number of critically ill patients”. “We can confirm that several people are being referred and supported at multiple sites and a request for additional staff has been made to help respond to this situation.”she added.

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