Five people were killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque at around 8pm during evening prayers, the mosque’s president told reporters on Sunday.
Earlier, a witness told Reuters that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 worshipers inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center.
Initial reports from CBC’s French-language service Radio-Canada suggest that as many as three shooters began firing.
Quebec City Police have confirmed that two people have been arrested in connection with the attack.
An ambulance is parked at the scene of a fatal shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City
Shocking: The president of Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center said that at least five were dead and dozens injured after a shooting during evening prayers
Police arrive at the scene of a fatal shooting at the…