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    Canada's Prime Minister Calls Quebec Mosque Attack 'Cowardly'

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    Justin Trudeau said that the deadly shooting conducted in the Islamic Cultural Center in the country's Quebec City was of a cowardly nature.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the deadly shooting conducted in the Islamic Cultural Center in the country's Quebec City was of a cowardly nature.

    "Tonight, Canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in Quebec City. My thoughts are with victims & their families," Trudeau said Sunday on his Twitter account.

    At around 8 p.m. on Sunday (01:00 GMT on Monday) a group of gunmen attacked the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec and had reportedly killed five and injured several more people. Local law enforcement officers have reportedly detained two attackers.


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