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Canada police probe Edmonton stabbing, vehicle attacks as 'acts of terrorism'

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Canada police probe Edmonton stabbing, vehicle attacks as 'acts of terrorism'

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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian police said they were investigating violent Saturday night attacks in Edmonton as “acts of terrorism” after a man struck a police officer with a car and stabbed him before hitting four pedestrians with a second vehicle. The traffic officer and pedestrians were taken to the hospital for treatment of multiple injuries, police said. Further details on their condition were not immediately available. The Edmonton Police Service said in a statement that it believed the man acted alone, although the investigation is in its early stages.

(Reporting by Jim Finkle in Toronto; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)
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