Quebec police ID all 6 victims of fatal mosque attack
Quebec provincial police have released the names of all six victims who were killed in the Sunday evening shooting at a Quebec City mosque.
According to the Quebec coroner’s office, they are:
- Azzeddine Soufiane, 57.
- Khaled Belkacemi, 60.
- Aboubaker Thabti, 44.
- Mamadou Tanou Barry, 42.
- Ibrahima Barry, 39.
- Abdelkrim Hassane, 41.
Soufiane owned and operated the Boucherie Assalam in Sainte-Foy, less than a kilometre away from the Islamic cultural centre where the shooting took place.
Belkacemi was a professor of soil and agri-food engineering at Laval University, also in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood.
Tunisian-born Thabti moved to Quebec in 2011. His two children are three and 11 years old.
Mamadou Tanou Barry and Ibrahima Barry are brothers from Guinea, according to CBC’s French-language service, Radio-Canada.
Mamadou was a father of two toddlers, aged three and one and a half, who worked in information technology. Ibrahima, who worked for Quebec’s Revenue Ministry, was a father of four, aged 13, seven, three and two.
Hassane was Algerian, and worked as a programming analyst for the Quebec government. He had three daughters, aged 10, eight, and 15 months.
In addition to the six fatalities, five others who were injured are still in hospital.
The article has been updated with the names of all 6 fatal victims of the Quebec City Mosque mass shooting.
11 children lost their fathers because they were Muslim. And the US government’s trying to frame this as a reason for why Muslims shouldn’t be let in.