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Ukraine condemns terrorist attack in Quebec City
12:09, 30 January 2017
Ukraine condemns terrorist attack in Quebec City

‘We support the people of Canada in combating terrorism,’ – Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin

12:09, 30 January 2017

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The Ukrainian government offers Canada support and condolences due to the tragedy that took place in Quebec City. Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s foreign minister tweeted this on January 30.


Six people were killed and eight were wounded when gunmen opened fire at a Quebec mosque during Sunday night prayers. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it a "terrorist attack on Muslims".

Police said two suspects had been arrested, but gave no details about them or what prompted the attack.

"Six people are confirmed dead - they range in age from 35 to about 70," Quebec provincial police spokeswoman Christine Coulombe told reporters, adding eight people were wounded and 39 were unharmed.

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