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Kinngait standoff still active; police urge caution


RCMP continue to try to negotiate a peaceful conclusion to a standoff with a man barricaded inside a Kinngait residence, a situation that has been underway since Wednesday around 5 p.m.

In addition to local police officers, numerous specialized RCMP resources have arrived at the scene in the 1000 block of the community.

Kinngait residents are asked to avoid the area. Those who live nearby are advised to take shelter within their homes.

RCMP will provide further updates as available.

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