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Nine dead and 16 injured after van mounts pavement in Toronto

Nine people have been killed and 16 injured after a man drove a van into pedestrians in Toronto, police said. The driver fled the scene of the incident but was later captured and has been arrested with no shots fired.
Bystander videos from the scene appeared to show the driver pointing an object at officers, who can be heard telling him to get down.
The incident occurred at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue at 13:30 local time on Monday. The crime scene encompassed a 2km (1.24 mile) stretch of Yonge Street.
About 18 miles (30km) away, downtown, the Group of Seven foreign ministers of industrialised nations – including Canada, the US, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – were holding meetings.

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