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Two Arrested in Al-Qaeda Linked Attack

Written By: Jennifer Sheahen

Canadian authorities have arrested two men accused of plotting to attack a passenger train.

Two Arrested in Al-Qaeda Linked Attack

April 22, 2013

CANADA (WENY)-Canadian authorities have arrested two men accused of plotting to attack a passenger train.

     The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say the men where planning to murder people on a VIA Canadian railway train.

     The two men had been receiving support from an Al-Qaeda network based out of Iran. As of now there is no link between the Canadian investigation and the Boston bomb attack,

     The suspects, who are not Canadian citizens, are scheduled to make their first court appearance on Tuesday.