4 killed in London, Ont. collision likely targeted for being Muslim, police say

Global News published this video item, entitled “4 killed in London, Ont. collision likely targeted for being Muslim, police say” – below is their description.

Four members of the same family, three adults and a teenager, were killed when they were struck by a vehicle in London, Ont., on Sunday evening, Chief Steve Williams said on Monday. A child from the same family is in serious, but non-life-threatening condition.

Williams said the family was “targeted because of their Islamic faith.” He called the collision a “devastating loss” for the community.

Det. Supt. Paul Waight said a black pick-up truck mounted the sidewalk and struck the family members. He said the accused, 20-year-old London resident Nathanial Veltman, was arrested about a six-kilometre drive from the scene.

London Mayor Ed Holder called the act one of “mass murder,” saying many hearts are “broken” after Sunday’s incident.

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