The driver of the car deliberately hit a Muslim family in the city of London in the Canadian province of Ontario. As a result of the incident, four people were killed, The Guardian reports, citing police.
According to the agency, the car hit a family of five people, one of the victims died on the spot, three died in hospital. Only a 10-year-old child managed to survive.
"We believe that this was a deliberate act, the attack on the victims was due to the fact that they are Muslims," the head of the city police said.
By the decree of the mayor, three days of mourning were declared. In addition, flags were lowered at half-mast in the Canadian city. The suspect was arrested, he was a 20-year-old man. He is in custody and the police are investigating.
Earlier, a man who drove through a crowd of protesters in Minneapolis was detained. The police said that the truck driver provoked a crowd of peaceful protesters on the I-35 highway.