Canadian authorities break terrorist recruiting cell, arrest suspects

February 4, 2015 12:06 AM

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Canadian police announced Tuesday that they had penetrated a cell recruiting fighters for Islamic State militants in the Middle East, with four of six identified suspects now in custody and warrants issued for the other two.

The arrest Tuesday of Awso Peshdary, 25, on charges of participating in the activity of a terrorist group followed the arrests last month of three others from the Ottawa cell facing the same charges.

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