April 24, 2018 / 6:25 PM / a month ago

Jordanian citizen killed in Toronto van attack - Jordan embassy

(Reuters) - One Jordanian citizen was among 10 people killed when a man drove a rental van into a Toronto crowd on Monday, an official at the Embassy of Jordan in Ottawa said on Tuesday.

Fire fighters stand near a covered body after a van struck multiple people at a major intersection northern Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Saul Porto

“We can only confirm that a Jordanian citizen was among the deceased,” a woman at the embassy who would only give her name as Noor Kh, told Reuters, declining to give any details about the identity of the victim.

Reporting by Andrea Hopkins; Editing by James Dalgleish

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