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Ten dead after driver of rental van hits pedestrians in Toronto Ten dead after driver of rental van hits pedestrians in Toronto
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The suspect was named by police as Alek Minassian, 25, who was not previously known to authorities The suspect was named by police as Alek Minassian, 25, who was not previously known to authorities
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<strong>Ten people are dead after the driver of a<a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-van/driver-kills-10-injures-15-plowing-van-into-toronto-sidewalk-crowd-idUSKBN1HU2IY"> rental van drove into a crowd of people</a> in Toronto on Monday.</strong> <strong>Ten people are dead after the driver of a<a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-van/driver-kills-10-injures-15-plowing-van-into-toronto-sidewalk-crowd-idUSKBN1HU2IY"> rental van drove into a crowd of people</a> in Toronto on Monday.</strong>
The suspect was <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43875321">named by police</a> as Alek Minassian, 25, who was not previously known to authorities. The suspect was <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43875321">named by police</a> as Alek Minassian, 25, who was not previously known to authorities.
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Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said police quickly arrested Minassian and did not know his motives. A further 15 people were injured along a roughly mile-long (1.6-km) stretch of sidewalk. Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said police quickly arrested Minassian and did not know his motives. A further 15 people were injured along a roughly mile-long (1.6-km) stretch of sidewalk.
Minassian is currently being <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43875321">questioned</a> by Toronto Police, and is <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43875321">due to appear in court</a> at 10.00 on Tuesady  Minassian is currently being <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43875321">questioned</a> by Toronto Police, and is <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43875321">due to appear in court</a> at 10.00 on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43875321">has said</a> the "tragic and sensless attack" had brought him "great sadness". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43875321">has said</a> the "tragic and sensless attack" had brought him "great sadness".
Toronto deputy police chief Peter Yuen <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43873804">asked for witnesses to come forward.</a> A hotline had been set up for victims' families and for witnesses. Toronto deputy police chief Peter Yuen <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43873804">asked for witnesses to come forward.</a> A hotline had been set up for victims' families and for witnesses.
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