Canadian police said they’re looking for two suspects after stabbing attacks across Saskatchewan province left 10 people dead and 15 others wounded on Sunday.
Driving the news headlines: Rhonda Blackmore, the Assistant Commissioner of the RCMP Saskatchewan, said at a briefing that the stabbings occurred in 13 locations across James Smith Cree Nation and the village of Weldon, northeast of Saskatoon.
Details: “We believe a few of the victims have already been targeted by the suspects, among others have already been attacked randomly,” Blackmore said.
- She noted that there “could be additional injured victims who transported themselves to various hospitals.”
- Police named the suspects as Damien Sanderson, 31, and Myles Sanderson, 30, whom they said who could be traveling in a black Nissan Rogue.
Meanwhile, the Saskatchewan Roughriders said in a statement that “additional members of police have already been deployed across Mosaic Stadium and the encompassing area” for the CFL team’s football game.
What they’re saying: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted Sunday evening that he’s “closely monitoring” the problem in Saskatchewan.
- “The attacks in Saskatchewan today are horrific and heartbreaking,” he said. Im thinking about anyone who has lost someone you care about and of these who have been injured,
Editor’s note: It is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.