“Allahu Akbar!” Shouted During Deadly Quebec City Mosque Shooting

Mohamed el Khadir and Alexandre Bissonnette, the two accused shooters who opened fire on a crowd of around 40 people at a mosque in Quebec City, killing eight, shouted “Allahu akbar” during their attack.

At least eight people were reported shot dead and as many as 19 were injured — five critically in an attack in which Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ruled the incident a “terror attack.”

In a statement. Trudeau wrote, “It was with tremendous shock, sadness and anger that I hear of this evening’s tragic and fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Quebec located in the Ste-Foy neighbourhood of the city of Quebec.” Continue reading