Six Dead After Shooting At Mosque In Quebec City

Six Dead After Shooting At Mosque In Quebec City
Sean Reidy
Sean Reidy

30 Jan 2017

Six people have been killed after a gunmen opened fire in a mosque in Quebec City, during evening prayers.

Up to eight other people are suspected to have been injured during the incident which happened this morning.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released a statement earlier saying "We condemn this terrorist attack on Muslims in a centre of worship and refuge.

"While authorities are still investigating and details continue to be confirmed, it is heart-wrenching to see such senseless violence."

A witness said that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre.

More to follow.