Canada anti-Muslim attack: ‘It could have been any one of us’

Category: Americas, Featured, Highlights, Life & Society, Videos Topics: Canada, Hate Crime, Islamophobia Views: 1220

A vigil has been held in Canada in memory of a Muslim family killed when the driver of a pick-up truck ran them over.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called the attack on the Afzaal family in Ontario a "terrorist attack".

Police say the crime was motivated by anti-Muslim hate.

A 20-year-old man, Nathaniel Veltman, was arrested and charged with four counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi reports.

  Category: Americas, Featured, Highlights, Life & Society, Videos
  Topics: Canada, Hate Crime, Islamophobia
Views: 1220

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