Thursday, February 12, 2009

How The Montreal Police Nabbed Two Would-Be Terrorists

From The Globe And Mail:

He was a small-time hoodlum with a big chip on his shoulders, a man who spoke of Jihad, researched bomb-making techniques and looked at a nuclear plant, the Montreal Stock Exchange and a military base as possible terrorism targets.

In the end, Omar Bulphred, a 23-year-old native of Algeria, and an accomplice settled for firebombing two Jewish institutions before getting arrested after police heard them talk about abducting a gay man at random to rob him and cut his throat.

The troubling story of the two Montreal terrorist wannabes can be told following Mr. Bulphred's guilty plea on three counts of arson and two of uttering threats.

His accomplice Azim Ibragimov, 25, of Kazakh origin, had already pleaded guilty last year.

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