Egypt denounces terrorist assault on Muslim family in Canada

Ahram Online , Wednesday 9 Jun 2021

Members of the Muslim community and supporters light candles and place flowers at a memorial on June 8, 2021 in London, Canada. AFP

Egypt denounced on Tuesday the deadly terrorist attack targeting a Muslim family in Ontario, Canada.

“Egypt strongly denounces the terrorist attack that happened in Ontario, Canada where four people were killed and one child was injured from a Muslim family” The Egyptian foreign ministry said in its statement on Tuesday.

“Egypt expressed its deepest condolences to the relatives of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured child and it stands with Canada against this ugly terrorist act and reiterates its position rejecting all sorts of terrorism, violence and radicalism as well as all the crimes of hate and racism that defies human values” The statement added.

A man drove a pick-up truck and into the Muslim family in the city of London in Ontario province, killing four members and wounding the fifth, a little boy, in a terror attack on Sunday evening.

Canadian police and officials confirm was premeditated and motivated by anti-Islam hatred.

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