Montreal al-Qaeda connection

US military documents released by WikiLeaks allege that Guantanamo Bay terror suspect Mohamed Ould Slahi, accused of plotting attacks in the US, was helping run a Montreal-based al-Qaeda cell, Postmedia News reported. Mr. Slahi, born in the North African country of Mauritania, moved to Montreal in 1999. The documents allege al-Qaeda members were recruited and trained in the Al-Sunna mosque in Montreal. Mr. Slahi is alleged to have helped facilitate the travel and training of the attackers in 9/11.

Published: Wednesday, 04/27/2011 12:00 am EDT

US military documents released by WikiLeaks allege that Guantanamo Bay terror suspect Mohamed Ould Slahi, accused of plotting attacks in the US, was helping run a Montreal-based al-Qaeda cell, Postmedia News reported. Mr. Slahi, born in the North African country of Mauritania, moved to Montreal in 1999. The documents allege al-Qaeda members were recruited and trained in the Al-Sunna mosque in Montreal. Mr. Slahi is alleged to have helped facilitate the travel and training of the attackers in 9/11.

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