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Four remain in hospital after attack with a hammer at B.C. band office


As Saul Terry’s younger sister, Sharon, lies in hospital recovering from a hammer blow to the head, the 73-year-old former chief of the tiny Bridge River Indian Band said any number of systemic problems could have triggered the fatal outburst of violence that has horrified his small community.

His soft-spoken sister, a long-time administrator with the band, suffered a fractured skull Wednesday morning when a young man who lived across the street walked into the office and began attacking people with a hammer, he said.


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