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Canada parliament in lockdown after shots fired nearby

22 October 2014 Last updated at 15:52 BST

Multiple shots have been fired at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, just steps from the nation's parliament.

Witnesses reported seeing a man running toward the government buildings, which have been placed on lockdown.

Andrew Pinsent, a radio reporter from 1310 News, said there was a total lockdown in the parliament buildings.