IN PICTURES: Van ploughs into Toronto sidewalk, kills 10

Published: 24th April 2018 10:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th April 2018 10:21 AM  

A rented van ploughed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk on Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15. IN PIC: Police secure an area around a covered body. (Photo: AP)
Before the driver fled and he was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said. IN PIC: A van with a damaged front-end is shown on a sidewalk. (Photo: AP)
Shoes, torn clothing and bodies covered with tarpaulins were strewn across one of Toronto's busiest streets on Monday, turning a 15-block area into a ghost town. (Photo: AP)
Police received the first notifying calls at about 1:30 p.m. Half an hour later an officer apprehended a suspect later identified as Alek Minassian, a 25-year-old man from the Toronto suburb of Richmond Hill. (Photo: AP)
The incident occurred as Cabinet ministers from the major industrial countries were gathered in Canada to discuss a range of international issues in the run-up to the G7 meeting near Quebec City in June. (Photo: AP)
The usually bustling street quickly turned into a taped-off crime scene, with shocked pedestrians murmuring into their mobile phones, stopping to take photos of tarpaulin-shrouded corpses beyond the police tape.(Photo: AP)
Police shut down the Yonge and Finch intersection following the incident and Toronto's transit agency said it had suspended service on the subway line running through the area. IN PIC: Toronto police officers talk to a woman. (Photo: AP)
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