van driver ploughs into pedestrians in toronto, nine dead

by:YEROO     2019-10-17
The suspect who killed nine people in the Toronto tragedy was captured in the video, shouting at a police officer: \"I have a gun in my pocket.
Shoot me in the head \".
The driver of a white van crashed into a pedestrian.
Including a woman pushing a stroller.
In Toronto, apparently before a confrontation with the police.
Mobile video released on social media shows armed police telling suspects to get off the bus.
He was heard shouting, \"I have a gun in my pocket.
When the police repeated orders to get out of the van, he told the police: \"Kill me!
He added: \"hit me in the head.
\"A short clip shows a police officer heading straight to a suspect.
An official said, \"No, come down!
\"I don\'t care ! \"Get down!
Authorities say the white van hit pedestrians on the busy Yongji Street and Finch Avenue in northern Toronto.
30 local time (5. 30am, NZT).
Police say nine people were killed and 16 injured.
Peter Yuen, deputy director of the Toronto Police Department, said: \"Now we have 9 deaths and 16 injuries.
CBS says the driver is 25. year-
Old alekminassian.
S. law enforcement officials told CBS News that it appeared to be a deliberate act.
Reuters quoted the U. S. security department as saying terrorism was the main theory of motivation.
Former New York Police Chief Bill Bratton told MSNBC that his source in Canada said police knew the van driver and thought it was a terrorist attack.
But the Canadian Minister of Public Safety, Ralph Guir, said it was too early to say whether it was terrorism or not.
He told reporters that the police are still under investigation and the level of terrorism alert in Canada has not changed.
He added that he had no information on the need to do so.
The vehicle fled immediately, but was found several blocks away and the driver was detained, police said.
Witnesses said the driver was waving weapons, Fox reported.
Like a police target.
Sky News reported that the Toronto sennybrook Hospital said seven patients in the van crash had been taken to the hospital and that the emergency department of the hospital had been blocked as an \"extra precaution.
Witness Saman Tabasinejad told the Toronto Sun: \"We walked up and down the street and saw three or four victims on the ground, and pedestrians were helping them . \".
\"I feel scared. I grew up here.
Connie Lin, who lives nearby, told the Toronto Star that she saw two more bodies at Mel lateman square and the other across the street.
The driver must know to get on the sidewalk on the south side, Lin said, because there are more concrete tree stands on the north side.
Witness Phil zulo told Canadian media he saw police arrest a man driving a Ryder taxi truck and saw people \"scattered on the road \".
\"It must have seen about five or six people recover by bystanders and ambulance drivers,\" Zullo said . \". \"It was awful. Brutal.
Taxi driver Ajman
Badu told the Toronto Sun that he had just dropped off when he noticed a van driving on the sidewalk.
\"It ran from the fire hydrant and came all the way.
\"I think maybe the brakes don\'t work because he keeps coming,\" he said . \".
\"There is an old lady in the bus waiting booth.
She saw him and wanted to get out of the way, but she was not so lucky.
He nailed her to the shelter, and all the glass was broken and fell on her.
\"When I went to help her, she was cut and unconscious.
The van was driving all the time.
A driver described the horror: \"He hit a man over there.
Then I saw him go straight forward. He\'s going 70-80 clicks.
He hits people one by one.
Man, this is a nightmare.
\"It\'s really bad. I can\'t believe it will happen.
He hit everyone on the sidewalk.
What I see is that people crash one by one.
One witness said: \"Everyone in the street was hit one by one, and the box of the post office was wrinkled.
A man was dragged and their blood was on Yonghe QueenAve].
Ali told CNN that a man had revealed his name and the driver appeared to be targeting the crowd.
\"The man did it on purpose and he killed everyone,\" the man said . \".
\"He has been walking, he has been walking.
People were hit one by one.
\"Some of the victims, he said, were elderly people and once he saw a stroller flying into the air.
The onlookers, Esther Tabb, told the Toronto CP24 television station that the scene was in chaos.
\"Everyone is running around,\" Taeb said . \".
A Reuters witness said at least two bodies were present at the scene.
Witness Carol Roberts told CTV News that she saw \"a lot of people lying on the ground without anger \".
Cabinet ministers from G7 countries gathered in Toronto to discuss a series of international issues
Until the G7 meeting near Quebec City in June.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said officials were investigating.
\"We are still collecting information and we will share more information with Canadians as soon as possible,\" Trudeau told reporters an hour after the tragedy . \".
\"We are with all the people affected by the terrible events of Toronto Yongji and Finch.
Thanks to the first responders working on site-we are monitoring the situation closely.
\"In Toronto, buildings and workplaces in the area where trucks hit pedestrians are blocked, nearby subway stations are closed and services are suspended.
At the place where the incident took place, Yongji Street was a large and divided Avenue dotted with planting boxes and sculptures on its central meridian.
Many people enjoy the first sunny day of Toronto spring on the street.
Some victims were attacked during lunch break in a public square popular with office workers.
Live aerial photographs posted on social media show a food truck parked just a few meters away from emergency workers, moving people on stretchers.
The United States and Europe have experienced a series of deadly attacks, including one in New York on October 31, killing eight people. -
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