Saturday, June 03, 2006

17 Arrested in Canada With 3 Tons of Ammonium Nitrate

TORONTO - A group of Canadian residents arrested in coordinated raids across the Toronto area for “terrorism-related offenses” had planned to blow up targets around southern Ontario, Canadian police said on Saturday.
Those arrested were said to belong to an "al Qaida-inspired" group, upset about the treatment of Muslims worldwide.

The Toronto Star has detailed written and photographic coverage. The suspected terrorists were in their teens and twenties, from Mississaugua, Kingston, and Toronto. They were in possession of three times the material used in the Oklahoma City bombing.

Interested Participant has posted the names of twelve of the accused conspirators. The others are juveniles whose names have not been released.