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Canada foils 'al-Qaeda inspired' terror attack on train

Canada's authorities say they have arrested and charged two people with conspiring to carry out an "al-Qaeda inspired" attack on a passenger train.

At a news conference, the authorities said the suspects Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35, were arrested in Montreal and Toronto on Monday.

The attacked was allegedly planned on a VIA passenger train in the greater Toronto area.

Mark Mardell reports.

  • 23 Apr 2013
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