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Two held in British Columbia ‘Canada Day bomb plot’

RCMP Assistant Commissioner Wayne Rideout talks to reporters Tuesday after charges were announced against two Surrey residents.

Two people have been arrested in British Columbia accused of plotting to plant a bomb outside the provincial legislature on Canada Day, police say. John Stewart Nuttall and Amanda Marie Korody were self-radicalised and inspired by al-Qaeda, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. The two Canadians from Surrey, British Columbia, were arrested on Monday, which was Canada’s national day. They are not believed to have been in contact with other militant groups. “Our investigation demonstrated that this was a domestic threat, without international linkages,” said Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Assistant Commissioner James Malizia. The pair were arrested in the town of Abbotsford and are in custody in Surrey, police … Continue reading

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