Authorities to announce 'major terrorist plot' thwarted

Authorities have thwarted a plot in Canada to attack a railroad that carries a daily Amtrak passenger train between Toronto and New York City, US law enforcement and national security sources told Reuters.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation earlier reported that Canadian police and intelligence agencies will announce multiple arrests on Monday evening after an operation to thwart a "major terrorist attack."

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Canada terrorist plot thwarted

Canadian police say they have thwarted a 'major' al-Qaeda-backed terrorist attack on passenger trains between Toronto and New York.