Thirty-year-old Abdulahi Sharif of Edmonton is the man being held in reference to Saturday night time’s vehicle attacks in Alberta’s capital, a number of sources advised Global News.
Sources mentioned Sharif is anticipated to be charged with 5 counts of tried homicide as properly as terrorism-related costs after an Edmonton police officer was hit by a automotive and stabbed outdoors Commonwealth Stadium and several other individuals had been hit by a U-Haul van in downtown Edmonton.
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Edmonton’s police chief has confirmed an ISIS flag was discovered in the automotive used in the stadium-area assault and mentioned the attacks had been being investigated as “acts of terrorism.”
Police are anticipated to replace the media on their investigation at three p.m. MT.
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