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Tag Archives: london attack

Motive sought in car crash

LONDON, Aug 15, (Agencies): Detectives searched several properties as they built up a profile Wednesday of a Sudanborn man who crashed a car outside Britain’s Parliament in what police are treating as an act of terrorism. Police are trying to determine what was in the mind of 29-year-old Salih Khater …

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Police release London museum crash driver

LONDON, Oct 8, (Agencies): British police said on Sunday a man arrested after a car collided with pedestrians in London, injuring 11, had been released under investigation while enquires continued. A 47-year-old was arrested at the scene near London’s Natural History Museum on Saturday on suspicion of dangerous driving. He …

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Traffic scare in London

Police detained a man near London’s Natural History Museum on Saturday after a vehicle apparently drove into pedestrians at a busy tourist spot, injuring a number of people. Witnesses and footage posted on social media suggested the man was pinned down on the ground by passers- by near the Victoria …

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Shock in suburbia for neighbours of the London ‘bombing’ suspect

SUNBURY, United Kingdom, Sept 19, (AFP): Neighbours of the teenage chief suspect in the London Underground train bombing voiced their shock Monday as their quiet suburb was teeming with police operating behind a temporary metal security wall. Residents of Sunbury-on- Thames voiced their sympathy for the elderly foster parents looking …

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Ex-foster children grilled over London bomb – Iraqi, Syrian held under Terror Act

LONDON, Sept 18, (Agencies): The two suspects detained over last week’s London subway bombing are an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year old from Syria, both of whom were fostered by a British couple, according to a local official and media reports. The 18-year-old was detained Saturday at the …

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Amir condemns London terror attack – Teen held

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday expressed his condemnation of the terrorist attack on an underground train in southwest London. The denunciation was conveyed in two separate cables sent to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May. His …

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Amir denounces attack in London

KUWAIT CITY, June 19, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent cables on Monday to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, expressing his stern condemnation of a van attack on Muslim worshippers in London that left one person dead and scores of others …

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London Attacks – Stash of ‘Molotov cocktails’ prepared; Cleric ‘influence’ probed

The assailants behind a terror attack in London last week had also prepared a stash of Molotov cocktails and initially tried to hire a truck rather than a van to mow down pedestrians, British police said on Saturday. In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said forensic officers examining the white …

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Anti-Muslim crimes spike in London

Manchester bomber radicalised in Britain in 2015 LONDON, June 8, (Agencies): Anti-Muslim crimes in the British capital have increased fivefold since the London Bridge terror attack, Mayor Sadiq Khan said Wednesday, warning that police would take a “zero-tolerance approach”. “Provisional statistics for 6 June show a 40 percent increase in …

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UK struggles to tackle homegrown threat – London attacker ‘radical Islamist’

LONDON, June 6, (Agencies): As outrage grows over the revelation that at least one of the London attackers was a well-known Islamist, authorities admitted Tuesday that their hands were often tied in tackling even known threats. The issue of counter-terrorism has rocked the campaign for Britain’s national election on Thursday …

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