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Canada's Harper says no safe haven for those behind attacks

1:47am BST - 01:35

Canada will not be intimidated by a pair of attacks that killed two soldiers this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in an address to the nation. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Canada will not be intimidated by a pair of attacks that killed two soldiers this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in an address to the nation on Wednesday (October 22), adding that security agencies will do everything needed to counter threats to the country. "Let there be no misunderstanding. We will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated," Harper said. A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with gunfire erupting near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was fatally shot at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital. The gunman in the parliament building was shot dead, and Harper was safely removed in incidents that may have been linked to Islamic militants. Witness accounts indicated the man who shot dead the soldier guarding the National War Memorial in central Ottawa, went on to attack the parliament building minutes later. Canadian police said however they could not "at this point" confirm it was the same person. The shootings followed an attack on two soldiers in Quebec on Monday carried out by a convert to Islam.

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Canada's Harper says no safe haven for those behind attacks

1:47am BST - 01:35

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