Saturday, June 03, 2006

Canadians arrest Terror suspects

As reported by the Drudge Report, Captain Ed, and Fox News 17 young wanabe Jihadists were arrested for plotting Terrorist acts.

According to Reuters News Service, Mike McDonnell, assistant commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, said the group had acquired three tonnes of ammonium nitrate -- or three times the amount used in the 1995 bombing in Oklahoma City -- as they sought to "create explosive devices."

More detailed information is available at The Star online

UPDATE: Hot Air has the story and is gathering more information as we speak

UPDATE: It is now being postulated and reported that the arrests in Canada may be part of a multi-national anti-terrorism effort. Counterterrorism blog has the details.

UPDATE: The Anti-Idotarian has a good post on the issue called the Silence of the Clams

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