The Washington Post

Driver shot dead after he hits 2 Canadian soldiers
The Washington Post

A man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car Monday in a city near Montreal had become influenced by radical Islam, an official familiar with the case said.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman David Falls said the suspect “was known to Federal authorities” and “authorities were concerned that he had become radicalized.”

An official familiar with the case identified the suspect as Martin Couture Rouleau, 25, of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, and said he was influenced by radical Islamists. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the case.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was briefed about the incident by the head of Canada’s national police force, the head of the military and his national security adviser. Harper said earlier Monday in Parliament that he was aware of the reports and called them “extremely troubling.”

Je n’ai pas choisi cet article du Washington Post pour vous informer des faits entourant l’attaque terroriste à Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, vous êtes déjà probablement au courant de tous les détails.

J’ai sélectionné cet article parce que cette affaire risque de beaucoup intéresser la presse étrangère. Par conséquent, on risque de voir des images de nos policiers dans les médias hors Québec. Pour éviter que le Québec passe pour une république de bananes à l’étranger, je suggère aux policiers de ranger leur pantalon de clown et de mettre leur uniforme réglementaire…