Canadian police mentioned Sunday they had been looking for two suspects believed to have killed 10 individuals and wounded not less than 15 others in stabbing assaults within the province of Saskatchewan.
Police named Damien Sanderson and Miles Sanderson because the suspects and mentioned they had been driving in a black Nissan Rogue.
The assaults had been reported early within the morning, and at 8:20 a.m. native time, the police issued a county-wide Harmful Individuals Alert. By the afternoon, comparable alarms had been issued within the neighboring provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba.
Rhonda Blackmore, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer in Saskatchewan, mentioned authorities have no idea if they’ve modified automobiles.
“Their location and route of journey are unknown,” Blackmore mentioned. “It’s horrific what occurred in our county in the present day.”
Blackmore mentioned police are nonetheless within the early levels of an investigation and are attempting to determine the connection between the 2 suspects and whether or not they’re recognized to police.
Saskatchewan mentioned the assaults happened at a number of areas, together with the James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon in Saskatchewan, and there have been 13 crime scenes investigated by police.
Police mentioned a number of the victims appeared to have been focused by the suspects, whereas others had been indiscriminately assaulted.
Police advised reporters at a information convention that there could also be extra injured victims who’ve taken themselves to completely different hospitals.
A spokesperson for the Saskatchewan Well being Authority mentioned in a press release that the division had invited further employees to assist reply to the state of affairs.