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Canada Holds 17 In Alleged Bomb Plot
Strikes on Ontario Sites Said Imminent

By Doug Struck

Washington Post Foreign Service

Sunday, June 4, 2006; Page A01

TORONTO, June 3 -- Canadian intelligence agents and police have arrested 17 people who had amassed a huge cache of explosives and were ready to bomb public targets, authorities said Saturday.

The 12 men and five juveniles were seized in raids Friday night in the suburbs of Toronto. Police said the suspects, most of whom were believed to be Canadian citizens, had assembled three tons of ammonium nitrate and fashioned a cellphone into a detonator.

The bomb that destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995 killed 168 people with two tons of the same chemical fertilizer packed in a truck.
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  1. There is supposed to be connection to the two students arrested in Atlanta.

  2. Not surprised. Won't be if I learn of more, either.

    Neil's got a post suggesting the US is giving the psycho-nutters more incentive, too.


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