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Five killed after gunmen open fire at Quebec City mosque

Five killed after gunmen open fire at Quebec City mosque
An ambulance is parked at the scene of a fatal shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City, Canada January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Quebec [Canada]: At least five people were killed and several others injured after three attackers opened fire inside the Quebec City mosque.

The Guardian quoted witnesses as saying that the shooting took place during evening prayers at the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center.

It is being reported that around 40 people were present inside the mosque when the incident took place.

According to Radio Canada, the police have arrested two suspects.

Security has been beefed up around the site of the incident. (ANI)