Police ask Naujaat residents to take shelter during ‘ongoing incident’ Saturday

RCMP tell people in the Kivalliq region hamlet to avoid house 60

RCMP say they’re dealing with an “ongoing situation” in Naujaat, requiring people to take shelter and to avoid house 60 until the matter is resolved. (File photo)

By Nunatsiaq News

Police in Naujaat asked residents of the hamlet to stay where they were on Saturday afternoon and to avoid the area around house 60 on Saturday afternoon, due what they called an “ongoing situation.”

The RCMP made the request on its Facebook page on Saturday afternoon around 2 p.m., local time.

It did not give any information about the nature of the situation in the Kivalliq region hamlet of about 1,225 people.

The Facebook statement said updates will be posted.

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