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A Canadian man was "hunting for Muslims to kill" when he slammed his pickup truck into a family out on an evening stroll, the Crown attorney said in closing arguments Tuesday.

Nathaniel Veltman, now 22, is on trial for wiping out three generations of the Afzaal family in June 2021 in London, Ontario.

He pleaded not guilty to four counts of murder, which prosecutors say were premeditated, as well as one count of attempted murder.

The case marks the first time a jury has been asked to consider a terrorism motive related to white supremacy.

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