Thursday, December 11, 2008

Montreal university Quebec police Armed Universite explosion

Reports: Armed man inside Montreal university

The Canadian Press

MONTREAL — Montreal police are at a downtown university amid reports that an armed man is inside.

Some people say they heard what sounded like gunshots but police can't confirm the source of the noise.

Several ambulances are also at the Universite du Quebec in Montreal in case of casualties.

Police say they received calls about a loud bang inside the building housing the university's education faculty, which is near the busy Berri-UQAM subway station.

Some students say they heard rumours police are looking for an armed man.

Authorities say there is no trace of any blood.