A dreadful terror attack on the nation’s capital has resulted in death of a Canadian soldier and injury to one Parliament Hill security guard on Wednesday morning, which is believed to involve more than one assailant. The death of the soldier was confirmed by Conservative Cabinet Minister Jason Kenney, who mentioned that “condolences to family of the solider killed (and) prayers for the parliamentary guard wounded.” Furthermore, the minister of employment and social development, Kenney, mentioned in a Twitter post that “Canada will not be terrorized or intimidated.”
Whereas on the other hand, buildings in the area were placed under complete lockdown as police and soldiers continued the manhunt. According to an update provided around noon on Tuesday by Const. Marc Soucy, nobody was arrested. It was also added that Police is pursuing the search under the assumption that there is more than one shooter. As a precautionary measure, police cars and emergency vehicles surrounded entire pathway as the Peace Tower and the Centre Block was evacuated.