Terror suspect arrested in Toronto

RCMP apprehend alleged Al-Shabaab recruiter at Pearson Airport

A Toronto man reportedly affiliated with the Somali Islamic militant organization Al-Shabaab was arrested on Tuesday night just before boarding a plane at Toronto’s Pearson Airport. The suspect, who has yet to be identified, was about to fly to Cairo via London en route to Somalia. “The suspect was allegedly planning to travel to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab and participate in their terrorist activities,” the RCMP said in a news release.

The Globe and Mail

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