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‘It was awful. Brutal’: Photos from the scene in Toronto

Toronto police officers talked to a woman after a van mounted a sidewalk, crashing into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto on Monday.
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Toronto police officers talked to a woman after a van mounted a sidewalk, crashing into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto on Monday.

Nine people were killed and 16 were injured after a van apparently jumped onto a sidewalk Monday in Toronto and struck a crowd of pedestrians. The driver has been taken into custody.

One witness reportedly said he saw people ‘‘strewn all over the road’’: ‘‘It was awful. Brutal.’’

The following are photos from the scene.

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Officials out an injured person into the back of an ambulance.
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Officials put an injured person into the back of an ambulance.

Shoes laid on the street as first responders secured the area.
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Shoes laid on the street as first responders secured the area.

A covered body could be seen on Yonge Street in northern Toronto.
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A covered body could be seen on Yonge Street in northern Toronto.

Police officers stood near a covered body.
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Police officers stood near a covered body.

A rented van sat on a sidewalk about a mile from where several pedestrians were injured in northern Toronto.
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A rented van sat on a sidewalk about a mile from where several pedestrians were injured in northern Toronto.

Police inspected the van.
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Police inspected the van.

Police officers stood by a body covered on the sidewalk.
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Police officers stood by a body covered on the sidewalk.

A police officer took pictures of the scene as emergency services closed Yonge Street.
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A police officer took pictures of the scene as emergency services closed Yonge Street.

Police officers stood near the crime scene.
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Police officers stood near the scene.

An unidentified body was seen near the scene.
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An unidentified body was seen near the scene.

A woman appeared visibly distraught as she spoke to police officers.
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A woman appeared visibly distraught as she spoke to police officers.

A forensic police officer wiped his face while he looked for evidence.
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A forensic police officer wiped his face while he looked for evidence.

A tarp covered an unidentified body on Yonge St. at Finch Ave.
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A tarp covered an unidentified body on Yonge St. at Finch Ave.

A Toronto police officer stood guard at the police line.
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A Toronto police officer stood guard at the police line.

Emergency services closed Yonge Street in Toronto after a van mounted the sidewalk, crashing into a crowd of pedestrians.
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Emergency services closed Yonge Street in Toronto after a van mounted the sidewalk, crashing into a crowd of pedestrians.

A police officer stood near a covered body near a store.
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A police officer stood near a covered body near a store.