June 8, 2021: BaaghiTV: A Pakistani family was crushed in London, Ontario, southern Canada. Four members of the same family were killed and one child was seriously injured in the attack. Canadian police say four members of a Muslim family were trampled to death under a car. Police called it a hate crime.
Police have arrested the 20-year-old attacker, prompting Canadian Muslim groups to call the incident a terrorist act. On the other hand, Canadian Pakistani MP Iqra Khalid lamented the incident and said that lives can be saved by fighting hatred. The entire Muslim community, including Pakistanis living in Canada, has been concerned since the tragedy.
A Lahore-based physiotherapist, his wife, young daughter and mother were among the dead, according to media reports. The 9-year-old son was seriously injured. According to the news agency, the attacker was a Canadian citizen who was produced in court through a video link and was charged with the murder of four people.
According to media reports, 20-year-old Nathaniel Weltman has been produced before a local court in London, Ontario, via video link. According to media reports, the accused will be produced in court again on Thursday. The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau said in his tweets that the Ontario incident had shaken him. There is no room for Islamophobia in the country. This hatred must be eradicated. So, know that we stand with you. Islamophobia has no place in any of our communities.
The assassination of a Pakistani-Canadian Muslim family also saddened the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan. According to the report of BaaghiTV, Prime Minister Imran Khan also came to the fore on the death of a Pakistani family at the hands of extremists in Canada. Tweeting on social networking site Twitter, Prime Minister Imran Khan said he was “deeply saddened” by the killing of a Pakistani-Canadian Muslim family in the London area of Ontario. This reprehensible act of terrorism is a sign of the growing Islamophobia in the West, which needs to be addressed by the international community as a whole.
اونٹاریو کے علاقے لنڈن میں ایک پاکستانی نژاد مسلمان کینیڈین خاندان کے قتل پر بے حد افسردہ ہوں۔ دہشت گردی کا یہ قابل مذمت اقدام مغربی ممالک میں بڑھتے ہوئے اسلاموفوبیا کی علامت ہے جس کے (اسلاموفوبیا) تدارک کے لئے عالمی برادری کی جانب سے کلی طور پر اقدامات وقت کی اہم ضرورت ہیں۔
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 8, 2021
On the incident, Allama Tahir Ashrafi, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan, said that the West was suffering from Islamophobia and the Muslim Ummah would have to unite to face Islamophobia.
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