Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Just in: Terror Plot in UK Thwarted
8/10/06 7 am UK - Sky News reporting via FOX News that a terror plot in the UK was stopped by British police and intelligence operations, which said was very close to succeeding.
At least 20 British Airways airplanes is thought to have been targeted that were headed for the United States, which could have resulted in the deaths of 4,000 passengers.
12 people were arrested, thought to be of British born, Pakistani origins.
Plot was thought to capitalize on the recent British relaxing of hand-help luggage restrictions. The UK threat level is now at the 'critical' level. And no hand luggage is allowed at all as a result.
Sky.com/news has more details
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