Canada police thwart potential attack, suspect 'shot dead'

Canada was the target of two separate lone wolf attacks in October 2014 in Quebec and Ottawa, resulting in the death of two soldiersCanadian police shot dead an alleged Islamic State sympathizer armed with an explosive device on Wednesday, media reports said, as police confirmed they thwarted a “potential terror threat”. There was no immediate confirmation from Canadian police that anyone had been shot, with a statement saying only that a suspect had been identified and that they had taken “action” after receiving information about a potential attack. “Earlier today, the RCMP received credible information of a potential terrorist threat.

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