TORONTO - Authorities announced during a news conference on Monday that they have thwarted an al Qaeda-linked plot to carry out a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said that Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, who live in the Montreal and Toronto areas, were arrested and charged with conspiring to carry out an attack against Via Rail, but posed no immediate threat, CBS News reports.
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