On Monday, a man intentionally crashed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto, causes 10 deaths and 15 injuries, while so many were there at a approximately 1.6-kilometre (mile-long) stretch of sidewalk, local police told media.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation quoted by referring government officials’ statement, Minassian is not discovered linking with any militant organization, while reality will be soon in front of every eye as investigation has been started to find the purpose behind the incident.
The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed huge sorrow over the incident by calling it ‘tragic and senseless attack’ as it is considered one of the most violent in current Canadian history.
Police officials have identified the 25-year-old, Alek Minassian, the suspect who was not recognized previously by authorities, told Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders.
The latest Toronto van incident is believed actually intentional act because the vehicle had been driven along sidewalks, Saunders added addressing a late-night news conference near the location in the northern section of biggest city in Canada.
Ralph Goodale, Federal Public Safety Minister, who was at next to Saunders during news conference, they believe no security connection would be discovered in future along with the incident.
It has been reported that the driver suddenly turned his vehicle toward a number of people nearly before 1:30 PM (1730 GMT).
However, onlookers also saw about two tarp-covered bodies where the incident took place by insane person. A video footage is being aired on Canadian televisions, provided by one of the eyewitness captured using phone camera.
Police officers are arresting a suspect at the spot as he yelled “Kill me” and also tried to target an officer using an unrevealed article. Although video also shows officers forced him to lay down and handed himself to police who put on handcuff.