Canadian authorities are hunting for two suspects in mass stabbing that left 10 dead and 15 injured. Here's what we know

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(CNN)A manhunt is underway successful Canada for 2 "armed and dangerous" men who are suspects successful a wide stabbing Sunday that near astatine slightest 10 dormant and 15 injured astatine aggregate scenes successful an Indigenous assemblage and the surrounding country successful Saskatchewan, authorities say.

The suspects, identified by constabulary arsenic Damien Sanderson and Myles Sanderson, are believed to beryllium traveling successful a achromatic Nissan Rogue with Saskatchewan licence sheet 119 MPI, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said, noting it's unclear whether the brace whitethorn person changed vehicles.

Leaders of the James Smith Cree Nation declared a authorities of exigency Sunday successful effect to "numerous murders and assaults" connected members of the community, according to a quality release. At slightest 1 onslaught besides occurred successful the neighboring assemblage of Weldon, constabulary said.

    Manhunt underway for 2 suspects successful  transportation  with a wide    stabbing that near  astatine  slightest  10 dormant   successful  Saskatchewan, Canada

    "It is surely a precise important lawsuit if not the largest we've seen successful the past fig of years," Assistant Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Rhonda Blackmore said.

      Some victims look to person been targeted, portion others are believed to person been attacked randomly, constabulary said.

      Authorities are urging residents successful the country to beryllium vigilant and instrumentality precautions, including sheltering successful spot successful immoderate communities, arsenic the suspects are inactive astatine large. The constabulary issued a "civil emergency" alert informing those successful the Regina country to beryllium particularly cautious aft constabulary received a study the suspects whitethorn person been traveling there.

      Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said helium is "shocked and devastated" by the convulsive attacks.

        "As Canadians, we mourn with everyone affected by this tragic violence, and with the radical of Saskatchewan. We besides privation a afloat and speedy betterment to those injured," Trudeau said successful a connection Sunday evening.

        As the manhunt continues, here's what we know.

        How did the attacks unfold?

        Police received the archetypal study of a stabbing connected the James Smith Cree Nation astatine 5:40 a.m., and wrong minutes respective much calls came successful reporting different stabbings passim the community, constabulary said.

        Within hours, the concern developed into a wide stabbing lawsuit with astatine slightest 25 victims, 10 of whom died, constabulary said.

        Three helicopters from STARS Air Ambulance were dispatched to James Smith Cree Nation during the attack, institution spokesperson Mark Oddan told CNN. The archetypal unit to get jumped into triage the victims and the 2nd craft brought a doc to assistance with triage and pb the exigency response, helium said.

        The chopper crews took immoderate victims to the Royal University Hospital successful Saskatoon and respective different patients were brought to section hospitals by crushed ambulances, Oddan said. He was not capable to supply details connected the patients oregon their conditions.

        A constabulary  forensics squad  investigates a transgression  country   successful  the stabbing spree that near  10 dead.

        Multiple unsafe persons alerts were issued by constabulary implicit the people of the morning, expanding crossed the Saskatchewan state and into neighboring Manitoba and Alberta.

        Canadian Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino asked residents to instrumentality shelter.

        "To everyone successful Saskatchewan, particularly those successful proximity to the James Smith Cree First Nation area, delight structure successful spot and enactment safe," helium tweeted.

        Authorities person identified 13 abstracted scenes wherever the attacks took place. There whitethorn beryllium further victims who were injured and transported themselves to the hospital, constabulary said, urging imaginable victims to interaction instrumentality enforcement.

        "Our thoughts are with the galore victims deceased and injured, their family, friends and community. It is horrific what has occurred successful our state today," Blackmore said.

        Who are the suspects?

        Less than 3 hours aft the archetypal onslaught was reported, constabulary identified Damian Sanderson and Myles Sanderson arsenic suspects successful the stabbing spree.

        Damien Sanderson, 31, is described by authorities arsenic 5-feet-7 inches gangly and 155 pounds with achromatic hairsbreadth and brownish eyes. Myles Sanderson, 30, is 6-feet-1-inch gangly and 240 pounds with brownish hairsbreadth and brownish eyes, according to police.

        Officials haven't said whether the brace are related.

        Damien Sanderson and Myles Sanderson

        The conveyance they are believed to beryllium driving was reportedly spotted astir 11:45 a.m. successful Regina, constabulary said. Regina is much than 300 kilometers (186 miles) southbound of the James Smith Cree Nation.

        "This is wherefore we request everyone successful the state to enactment vigilant and study immoderate suspicious enactment by calling 911 immediately," Blackmore said successful a connection Sunday. "If you spot the suspects and/or their vehicle, bash not attack them oregon their vehicle, instantly permission the area, and telephone 911."

        In a connection to the 2 suspects, Blackmore said, "If Damien and Myles are listening oregon person this information, I would inquire that they crook themselves into constabulary immediately."

        What has been the effect by officials?

        The convulsive attacks person shaken Canadian residents and officials arsenic instrumentality enforcement is rushing to apprehend the suspects.

        Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe offered his condolences to the radical of the state successful a tweet.

        "There are nary words to adequately picture the symptom and nonaccomplishment caused by this senseless violence. All of Saskatchewan grieves with the victims and their families," Moe wrote.

        The Royal Canadian Mounted Police successful Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba are jointly investigating the stabbings.

        Saskatchewan RCMP Assistant Commissioner Rhonda Blackmore speaks during a quality    league  Sunday.

        "We are dedicating a maximum fig of resources to this investigation," Blackmore said.

        Two exigency centers were acceptable up to "provide wellness support" to the impacted communities, the leaders of the James Smith Cree Nation said successful a statement.

          In effect to the stabbings, the Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan Roughriders announced accrued information unit astatine their crippled against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Sunday. The Roughriders play astatine the Mosaic Stadium successful Regina.

          "The Club operates a centralized bid centre connected crippled time that allows contiguous transportation to section exigency services and the quality to person up to the infinitesimal accusation erstwhile immoderate benignant of exigency occurs," the squad said successful a connection connected Twitter.

          CNN's Paula Newton and Amir Vera contributed to this report.

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