Killing of Canadian Muslim family with truck was hate crime, police say

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By Carlos Osorio LONDON, Ontario (Reuters) – Four members of a Canadian Muslim family who were killed on Sunday when a pickup truck jumped the curb and ran them over were targeted in an anti-Islamic hate crime, Canadian police said on Monday. “There is evidence that this was a planned, premeditated act, motivated by hate,” Detective Superintendent Paul Waight of the London, Ontario, police department told reporters. “It is believed that these victims were targeted because they were Muslim,” Waight said. Police arrested the suspected attacker, 20-year-old Nathaniel Veltman, on Sunday. His truck…

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