Three Canadian policemen shot dead, manhunt on

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Ottawa, June 5: A manhunt is underway for the shooter who killed three Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers and injured two others in Canada's News Brunswick province, media reported on Thursday.

The attack took place in the city of Moncton late Wednesday evening when a man wielding two guns opened fire at the officials, the National Post reported.

The RCMP tweeted a photo of Justin Bourque, 24, who was dressed in military camouflage attire.

Witnesses in the area have said that about nine to 10 gunshots were heard around 7.30 p.m. and people were ordered to remain indoors as the shooter was on the loose.

The RCMP has urged all the people of Moncton city to remain indoors till the suspect is caught.


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