President of Quebec City mosque says five have died in shooting at mosque

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QUEBEC CITY — The president of Quebec City mosque says five have died in a shooting in the provincial capital of Quebec City.

Quebec City police spokesman Constable Pierre Poirier said two suspects were arrested.

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard termed the act “barbaric violence” and expressed solidarity with victims’ families.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said on Twitter Sunday that he is deeply saddened by the loss of life. His office says no motive has been confirmed.

We will have updates on this story as they become available.