UK police foil second alleged London terror plot in a day

April 28, 2017

Police in London say they have foiled a second active terror plot in 24 hours, after arresting six people in raids across the British capital and southeast England.

A woman shot by police in the latest counterterrorism investigation remains in a serious but stable condition. The investigation is ongoing but the threat is “contained,” London’s Metropolitan Police said Friday.

Police said the operation late Thursday night was not related to an earlier arrest near the British parliament, where officers detained a man armed with knives on suspicion of planning a terror attack, in what Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu described as “an extraordinary day” in London.

“Due to these arrests that we have made, I believe that we have contained the threats that they posed,” he said.

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This article was posted: Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:46 am

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