The Canadian city of Toronto tightened security at places of worship and Muslim community centers on Sunday after five people were injured in a mosque shooting earlier in the day.
In a statement, Nishan Duraiappah, police chief of Peel District, where the incident took place, said they had stepped up security protocols at mosques and Muslim-owned community centers in the area.
Toronto Police Chief James Ramer also said the search for the attackers, who opened fire from a vehicle on five worshipers who had just finished their Tarawih prayers, was continuing.
Ramer urged anyone with information about the attacker to contact the police.
Meanwhile, two of the five people injured in the attack are currently being treated in hospital.
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