Suspect charged in Toronto stabbing

(CBC News) A man accused of stabbing two members of Canada’s military at a recruiting center in Toronto on Monday is facing nine charges in connection with the attack.

Ayanle Hassan Ali, a 27-year-old born in Montreal, appeared in court Tuesday wearing white prison-issued overalls and with his hands cuffed behind his back.

The suspect looked solemn and only said his name when asked.

According to Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders, Ali said, "Allah told me to do this, Allah told me to come here and kill people," during the attack.

When asked if it was a terror attack, the police chief said, "We’re certainly looking into it," but cautioned against jumping to any conclusions.

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