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Update: Today’s arrests were made following a multi-agency investigation involving the RCMP, CSIS, FBI, CBSA, OPP as well as local police in Ontario and Quebec. Authorities say Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35 were plotting a large-scale al-Qaeda linked/inspired terror attack against a popular VIA passenger rail route between Toronto and New York City. Of course, such a route was not chosen because it serviced the fewest number of travelers, but rather because of the highest number of travelers they’d potentially kill for the glory of Allah …

By Greg Weston, CBC News – “Canadian police and intelligence agencies say they have arrested two men and thwarted a plot to carry out a major terrorist attack on a Via passenger train.

The two accused are Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser. They have been charged with conspiracy to carry out a terrorist attack and ‘conspiring to murder persons unknown for the…

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