Several people were stabbed during a stabbing in the Canadian city of North Vancouver on Saturday.

According to authorities, a woman has died and several people have been injured.

Six victims have been taken to hospital, an emergency services spokesperson told

CBC

news

channel

.

The police have arrested a man.

According to the police, he has a criminal record, but his identity has not yet been disclosed.

TV channel

CTV

broadcast images of the suspect's arrest.

It shows that he appears to be stabbing himself in the leg before being overpowered by agents.

A witness said on

CTV

that the perpetrator probably stung people randomly.

Nothing has yet been announced about the motive of the perpetrator.

He probably acted alone.

The stabbing took place in and near a library in Lynn Valley, an affluent neighborhood in North Vancouver, a suburb of Vancouver.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced via Twitter that his thoughts are with North Vancouver.

"To all affected by the violent incident in Lynn Valley, know that all Canadians are thinking of you and wishing the injured a speedy recovery."

My heart is in North Vancouver tonight.

To everyone affected by this violent incident in Lynn Valley, know that all Canadians are keeping you in our thoughts and wishing a speedy recovery to the injured.

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