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B.C. truck shot at during trucker strike

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- An innocent truck driver delivering his goods on Annacis Island had his truck shot up earlier th...


VANCOUVER, B.C. — An innocent truck driver delivering his goods on Annacis Island had his truck shot up earlier this week in what could be fallout from the trucker strike in B.C.

B.C. Transport Minister, Kevin Falcon, said "I have had a number of conversations with individuals that are telling me they are seeing things and indications that there may be more of this to come."

A Van-Kam truck driver was delivering a load of beer just after midnight Wednesday when police say several shots were fired into his trailer.

Van-Kam vice-president Bill Henry told local media his drivers were simply hauling freight domestically and are not involved in the strike by about 1,000 truckers serving the Port of Vancouver.

"These are domestic moves we are doing and they are not moves to a port," he stressed. "We have nothing to do with this dispute. We don’t think we should be targeted."

In addition to being shot at, the truck also had its windows smashed, witnesses say.


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