Quebec City police spokesman Etienne Doyon said, "It's a man who was dressed medieval. It's a man who carried a sword with him. That's all we can tell you at the moment."
Two people were killed and five others injured near the provincial legislature in Canada's Quebec on Halloween night.
The attacker, who in his mid-20s has been arrested. He was reportedly man dressed in medieval clothing and armed with a bladed weapon.
Spokesman Etienne Doyon said police were alerted about multiple stabbings near the National Assembly shortly before 10.30pm Saturday (9am IST).
Further investigation is underway
Last Updated 1, Nov 2020, 1:56 PM