Mass Stabbing in Canada's Saskatchewan Kills 10, Police Hunting Down Two Suspects

- 05 September 2022 13:11 WIB
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). (Photo/courtesy of rcmp-grc.gc.ca)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). (Photo/courtesy of rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

JAKARTADAILYID – A total of 10 people died and 15 others were injured in a mass stabbing incident that occurred in Saskatchewan, Canada on Sunday, September 4, 2022, local time.

This stabbing was one of the deadliest mass murders in modern Canadian history.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) reported that this tragedy occurred at thirteen crime scenes.

This stabbing will surely haunt Canadians who are not used to attacks of mass violence.

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Rhonda Blackmore, Assistant Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Saskatchewan, said some of the victims had been targeted by suspects, while others were allegedly stabbed at random.

"It's terrible what happened in our province today," Blackmore said.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also voiced his disappointment and concern over this fateful tragedy.

 “I am shocked and devastated by the horrific attacks today in James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon, Saskatchewan, that claimed the lives of 10 people and injured many more,” said Trudeau in his official statement published in pm.gc.ca, September 4, 2022.

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