Thirty Syrian refugees, including a two year old girl attacked with pepper spray

Thirty Syrian refugees, including a two year old girl were attacked with pepper spray while attending a welcoming event in Vancouver, Canada by a man riding past on a bicycle.

 

At least fifteen of the victims sprayed needed medical treatment and some including the young girl were taken to the hospital.

 

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the attack saying on Twitter, “This isn’t who we are and doesn’t reflect the warm welcome Canadians have offered”.

 

Police said that no arrests have been made but that the incident will likely be treated as a hate crime.

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