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Canadian police foil planned terrorist attack

TORONTO -- Canadian police arrested two men accused of planning to carry out a terrorist attack.

Officials say the suspects were targeting a passenger train on one of the busiest routes in the greater Toronto area.

Investigators believe the men were receiving support from Al Qaeda.

"After an extensive and complex criminal investigation, named 'Project Smooth,' the RCMP arrested and charged two individuals for two terrorism-related offenses, under various sections of the criminal code," said James Malizia, assistant commissioner, Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

The two suspects were under surveillance for more than a year.

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