April 24, 2018 / 4:05 PM / a year ago

Two South Korean citizens killed, another injured in Toronto van attack

Toronto police investigates an incident where a van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto's northern suburbs in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Donovan

TORONTO (Reuters) - Two South Korean citizens were among 10 people killed after a man drove a van into Toronto crowd while another was injured, a South Korean foreign ministry representative in Canada told Reuters on Tuesday.

Fifteen people were injured in the incident on Monday. The driver accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder at his first court appearance on Tuesday.

Reporting by Hyungwon Kang

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