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Number of victims Toronto goes to the ten dead

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TORONTO – One of the sixteen wounded who fell when a van in the Canadian city of Toronto, rammed pedestrians died. The total number of deaths is ten. This said, the commissioner of police in Toronto Mark Saunders at a press conference.

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According to Saunders, it seems that the driver, 25-year-old student Alek Minassian, deliberately rammed pedestrians. Minassian was arrested, but his motive is still not known. Minassian was an unknown from the police and would not be maintaining ties with terreurorganisaties.

According to the Canadian newspaper Toronto Star was the vehicle rented. The incident took place on the corner of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue in the northern part of the city, approximately 15 kilometres from the city centre. There reed the driver of the van on the footpath. One, which person did this intentionally. The people were touched. One after the other,” said a witness.

President Justin Trudeau rushed to the spot where the driver, the pedestrian was run in. ,,Our thoughts go out to everyone who is affected,” said Trudeau.

It is unclear why the driver, people on the footpath rammed. Minister of Security Ralph Goodale said it was too early for this speculation. ,,At this stage of the research, we can give no information to give,” said Goodale. ,,The police carry out a thorough investigation to find out what has happened, why this happened and what motives there were.”

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