Canadian man charged with terrorism for killing 4 of Muslim family

‘The incident was planned and premeditated attack targeting Muslims’

In addition to counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder charges, terrorism charges were laid on Monday against a Canadian man accused of killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario.

According to reports quoting prosecution, the accused Nathaniel Veltman’s four counts of first-degree murder constitute an act of terrorism and prosecutors have upgraded those charges under Canada’s criminal code. Police allege the incident was a planned and premeditated attack targeting Muslims.

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