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Aaron Driver: ISIS calls terror suspect one of its soldiers

RCMP deny any one ‘dropped the ball’ in Aaron Driver terror plot
WATCH ABOVE: RCMP deny anyone 'dropped the ball' in Aaron Driver terror plot

The media arm of the Islamic State group says 24-year-old Aaron Driver was one of its soldiers.

Driver died in a confrontation with police in the driveway of his sister’s home in Strathroy, Ontario on Wednesday afternoon as he was apparently setting out in a cab to commit a terrorist act.

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It’s not clear if he died of injuries from detonating his explosive device or if he was killed by police bullets.

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RCMP comment on Aaron Driver being on a Peace Bond and living in Strathroy
RCMP comment on Aaron Driver being on a Peace Bond and living in Strathroy

A posting on the Aamaq news agency’s website says Driver’s only mistake was in releasing the martrydom video that led police to him before he carried out his attack.

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