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Saturday, June 30, 2007

Jeep Crashes Into British Airport - 2 Arrested


Blazing Jeep Crashes Into British Airport -
2 Arrested -
Incident Being Treated
As Terrorist Attack
Saturday, June 30, 2007
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ThisIsLondon.co.uk website has this report out this morning and it starts off like this... A blazing car crashed into Glasgow Airport today in what is thought to be a failed terrorist bomb attack... Eyewitnesses said two Asian men were in a Jeep Cherokee which was driven at speed with flames coming out from underneath at 3.15pm this afternoon... After the crash, one of men, whose clothes were on fire, jumped out of the car and ran into the terminal building where he was tackled by a heroic holidaymaker...
Read the rest at link below...
Blazing jeep crashes into British airport
(Has photos)
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>>> CHRON.com website reports... Two men rammed a flaming sport utility vehicle into the main terminal of Glasgow airport Saturday, crashing into the glass doors at the entrance and sparking a fire, witnesses said. Police said two suspects were arrested...
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Flaming car rams U.K. airport; 2 arrests
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>>> The SKY NEWS website has this take on the story...
Terror Strike As Burning Jeep Hits Airport
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VIDEO: Fox News Coverage of Attack
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Video posted on LiveLeak by: cpmcd2000
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UPDATE: 2:15pm CDT
Just out...
British Officials Have Raised
Security Alert Level To

*** Critical ***
New Attack Is Imminent
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>>> FoxNews has this on today’s events... Britain raised its terror alert to "critical" ... the highest possible level ... and the Bush administration announced plans to increase security at airports and on mass transit... One of the men in the car was in critical condition at a hospital with severe burns, while the other was in police custody, said Scottish Police Chief Constable Willie Rae. He said a "suspect device" was found on the suspect at the hospital and it was taken to a safe location where it was being investigated...
Read the rest at
FoxNews.com
(Note: Link should update as new info comes in)
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>>> SKY NEWS - NEWS IN PICTURES
Lots of photos
HERE
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Statement by Secretary Chertoff
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Release Date: June 30, 2007
For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
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We have been in close contact with our counterparts in the U.K. regarding today’s incident at the Glasgow airport and yesterday’s car bomb discoveries in London. Our law enforcement and intelligence officials are closely monitoring the ongoing investigations. The senior leadership of the U.S. government has been meeting on these issues both yesterday and today. DHS and the FBI have provided updates and protective measures guidance to our state and local homeland security and law enforcement partners.
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At this point, I have seen no specific, credible information suggesting that this latest incident is connected to a threat to the homeland. We have no plans at this time to change the national threat level, although we remind everyone that the aviation threat level has been raised to orange since last fall.
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However, in an abundance of caution during this holiday period, DHS will be implementing plans to increase our security measures at U.S. airports, mass transit and other transportation facilities. Some of these measures will be visible; others will not. As always, airline passengers should arrive at the airport with sufficient time for security clearance. We encourage the public to go about their business and recreational plans as usual, but remain vigilant to the events happening in your environment and report any suspicious activities to authorities.
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>>> UPDATE: 7:30pm CDT
The International Herald Tribune website has this update... Three terrorist suspects were in police custody Sunday ... and a fourth man under guard in hospital ... following attacks that saw a flaming jeep crash into a Scottish airport and two car bomb plots foiled in central London... Scotland Yard said two people had been arrested in Cheshire, a county in northern England, in a joint swoop by specialist officers from London and Birmingham...
Read the rest at link below...
Police arrest 2 more suspects over London, Scotland terror attacks
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UPDATE: Sunday, July 01, 2007
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The Scotsman.com.uk website has this update on the attack in Glasgow on Saturday and the two failed car bomb attempts in London Friday. It starts off like this... Police have arrested five people following two botched terror attacks in London and Glasgow... The arrests came after police linked the attacks in Glasgow on Saturday with the two failed car bomb attempts in London last Friday...
Read story in full at link below...
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>>> ThisIsLondon.co.uk website has this report Sunday evening... It starts off like this... Two doctors were among five people being held as terror suspects last night after the bomb plots in London and Glasgow... One was one of two men who tried to drive a blazing Jeep packed with petrol [and] gas canisters ... into Glasgow Airport on Saturday...
Read the rest at link below...
Two doctors held over bomb attacks
(Has lots of photos)
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*POST END*
More to come in future post above this one...
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