Afraid He’d Be Stopped Joining ISIS In Syria Muslim decided To Kill Canadians Instead

TORONTO — A Toronto man told an undercover RCMP officer he wanted to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant but, fearing he would be stopped, decided to conduct a terrorist attack in Canada instead.

Jahanzeb Malik, 33, thought ISIL was “fulfilling a prophecy” and discussed routes he might travel but ultimately decided to strike within Canada,” the officer testified. “Mr. Malik said several times, ‘We have to do something in Canada.’”

h/t JEH