Canada arrests 10 suspected of heading to join militants in Mideast

By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canadian police arrested 10 young people from Montreal suspected of wanting to leave the country to join militant groups in the Middle East, officials said on Wednesday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the 10 were detained last weekend at Montreal’s international airport. “We have reason to believe that the young Montrealers wanted to travel abroad to join jihadist groups,” RCMP spokesman Constable Erique Gasse said.

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