Editor’s Note: This story appeared in today’s version of The National Post.
There are “clear indications” that a 25-year old man who injured two Canadian soldiers in a hit-and-run Monday near Montreal “had become radicalized,” the Prime Minister’s Office says.
Police shot a driver after he ran over two Canadian soldiers in a mall parking lot, Quebec provincial police said. The driver died a few hours later.
One of the two soldiers was seriously injured.
The government issued a statement Monday night saying Prime Minister Stephen Harper had been briefed by RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson, Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Tom Lawson, and National Security Adviser Stephen Rigby.