People transport three flag-wrapped coffins at the funeral of the Afzaal family that was killed in what police describe as a hate-motivated attack, at the Islamic Centre of Southwest Ontario, in London, Ontario, Canada June 12, 2021.
REUTERS/Alex FilipeA Canadian man who is accused of deliberately running over five members of a Muslim family with his truck, killing four of them, now faces terrorism charges in addition to counts of first-degree murderand attempted murder, prosecutors said on Monday.
Nathaniel Veltman, 20, was arrested shortly after the June 6 attack in a parking lot in London, Ontario, a short distance from the city's oldest mosque.
The five members of the Afzaal family were out for an evening walk near their home when they were run over on the sidewalk.
read moreIt was the worst attack against Canadian Muslims since a man gunned down six members of a Quebec City mosque in 2017.
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