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Guy_Montag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-22-05 07:41 AM
Response to Reply #59
66. There will be a public inquiry by the independent
police complaints commission.

btw would you run away from armed police after yesterday?
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  -Gunshots reported on the Tube(London) Guy_Montag  Jul-22-05 04:46 AM   #0 
  - Bloody hell.  Spider Jerusalem   Jul-22-05 04:46 AM   #1 
  - As we were saying on the other thread....  Wetzelbill   Jul-22-05 04:55 AM   #6 
  - POLICE SHOOT SUSPECTED SUICIDE BOMBER  Mr Creosote   Jul-22-05 04:48 AM   #2 
  - Eye witness reports from  Mr Creosote   Jul-22-05 04:54 AM   #5 
  - 5 live reports  Mr Creosote   Jul-22-05 04:57 AM   #7 
  - I thought Bobbies didn't carry guns???  HeeBGBz   Jul-22-05 08:26 AM   #82 
     - They've had armed police for ages...  silvermachine   Jul-22-05 08:55 AM   #86 
        - Thanks for clarifying n/t  HeeBGBz   Jul-22-05 09:57 AM   #97 
  - Looks like a mini-jihad in progress  Spinzonner   Jul-22-05 04:51 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-05 06:15 AM   #32 
  - Did you get that from lgf? n/t  Englander   Jul-22-05 06:21 AM   #34 
  - What luck !! I was hoping you would see it.  drdon326   Jul-22-05 06:27 AM   #38 
     - Witless as ever,dude - as funny as cancer. n/t  Englander   Jul-22-05 06:33 AM   #42 
        - C'mon.......come clean.  drdon326   Jul-22-05 06:38 AM   #43 
           - To Clarify  IA_Seth   Jul-22-05 10:13 AM   #100 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-05 10:37 AM   #108 
              - That's the sad thing...  IA_Seth   Jul-22-05 11:00 AM   #135 
                 - Oh I see.  Sterling   Jul-22-05 05:53 PM   #199 
                 - I think you got the MO spot on...  Violet_Crumble   Jul-23-05 01:15 AM   #215 
           - Sure the Brits were cruel enough to let these people live in their country  Sterling   Jul-22-05 11:31 AM   #149 
  - What, let them stone women to death?  PaulaFarrell   Jul-22-05 06:24 AM   #35 
  - WHAT ?!?!  drdon326   Jul-22-05 06:32 AM   #41 
     - Shouldn't freedom fighters . . .  Prism   Jul-22-05 06:39 AM   #44 
     - "Shouldn't freedom fighters . . ."  Joan of Arc   Jul-22-05 06:13 PM   #205 
     - Lots of laws I don't agree with  PaulaFarrell   Jul-22-05 06:43 AM   #46 
     - So we only have to follow laws we agree with now?  ticapnews   Jul-22-05 08:22 AM   #78 
  - Save it for I/P nt  lockdown   Jul-22-05 06:27 AM   #39 
  - Ridiculous and Insane  Prism   Jul-22-05 06:28 AM   #40 
  - Really ?  drdon326   Jul-22-05 06:40 AM   #45 
  - Do a google search . . .  Prism   Jul-22-05 06:47 AM   #47 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-05 10:33 AM   #106 
     - No, he's been around since 2002.  igil   Jul-22-05 11:20 AM   #142 
  - Just because you need there to be a jihad in britain  Monkie   Jul-22-05 07:23 AM   #57 
  - But the British GAVE them Pakistan!  MetaTrope   Jul-22-05 09:00 AM   #88 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-05 10:25 AM   #103 
  - Your chum is weak...  Barrymores Ghost   Jul-22-05 10:31 AM   #105 
  - There's either a Ji-had, or there isn't one  HEyHEY   Jul-22-05 01:54 PM   #177 
  - The police there are on edge, at highest alert, shits going down bigtime.  confludemocrat   Jul-22-05 05:59 PM   #200 
  - BBC Five Live: Metropolitan Police say "ongoing situation"...  Spider Jerusalem   Jul-22-05 04:53 AM   #4 
  - Scary report from an eye-witness on BB News 24  non sociopath skin   Jul-22-05 04:58 AM   #10 
  - Met announced they have shot someone  Guy_Montag   Jul-22-05 04:57 AM   #8 
  - Edgeware Road's nowhere near Stockwell...  rooboy   Jul-22-05 04:59 AM   #11 
     - Me being useless & not paying enough attention  Guy_Montag   Jul-22-05 05:04 AM   #13 
  - Eyewitnesses on BBC  lockdown   Jul-22-05 04:57 AM   #9 
  - BBC Speculating officers may have identified the guy from CCTV footage  non sociopath skin   Jul-22-05 05:04 AM   #15 
  - I heard on BBC radio News that four more bombings....  whistle   Jul-22-05 05:03 AM   #12 
  - That was yesterday; this just happened.  Spider Jerusalem   Jul-22-05 05:04 AM   #14 
     - No shit, I can't find any links to the incident on the internet....  whistle   Jul-22-05 05:07 AM   #16 
     - Links here (BBC, Guardian)  Spider Jerusalem   Jul-22-05 05:08 AM   #17 
        - Thanks  whistle   Jul-22-05 05:17 AM   #21 
     - It's on Imus now...they are talking about it ...  ngGale   Jul-22-05 05:08 AM   #18 
  - BBC says Reuters say mosque surrounded by armed police  muriel_volestrangler   Jul-22-05 05:12 AM   #19 
  - Whitechapel High Street  lockdown   Jul-22-05 05:27 AM   #22 
     - All clear given at East London mosque  muriel_volestrangler   Jul-22-05 05:35 AM   #26 
     - Yes, suspicious packages but they were safe.  non sociopath skin   Jul-22-05 05:36 AM   #27 
  - "Armed police have surrounded a mosque in East London"  lockdown   Jul-22-05 05:13 AM   #20 
  - The police have lifted the cordon. "False Alarm"...  non sociopath skin   Jul-22-05 05:34 AM   #25 
     - Scary time to be a Muslim in London. n/t  progressivebydesign   Jul-22-05 10:38 AM   # 
  - Bet they shot the wrong guy. n/t  bribri16   Jul-22-05 05:31 AM   #23 
  - Why do you think that?  non sociopath skin   Jul-22-05 05:33 AM   #24 
  - I didn't know that they even had  DoYouEverWonder   Jul-22-05 06:00 AM   #29 
  - There are armed response units,  lockdown   Jul-22-05 06:09 AM   #30 
  - The rozzers are still not routinely armed,  Guy_Montag   Jul-22-05 06:11 AM   #31 
  - Flying Squad  demobrit   Jul-22-05 07:55 AM   #68 
     - Sounds more like "Firing Squad" n/t  420inTN   Jul-22-05 11:57 AM   #158 
  - Now that the Brits have apoligized for killing an innocent person  bribri16   Jul-23-05 11:20 PM   #219 
  - REports I've seen say they shot the only guy that didn't  HEyHEY   Jul-22-05 12:34 PM   #165 
     - See my latest comment. n/t  bribri16   Jul-23-05 11:41 PM   #220 
  - Eye witness reports on 5 live  Mr Creosote   Jul-22-05 05:52 AM   #28 
  - Sounds like an Execution  Mr.Green93   Jul-22-05 06:17 AM   #33 
  - No, it doesn't sound at all like that  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-22-05 06:25 AM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-05 07:06 AM   #50 
  - we get those sometimes  WoodrowFan   Jul-22-05 07:11 AM   #52 
     - The poster was one of your guys, not ours.  Sterling   Jul-22-05 06:01 PM   #201 
  - Did he have a bomb?  High Plains   Jul-22-05 12:51 PM   #169 
  - This paragraph supports your theory  alarcoeg   Jul-22-05 08:50 AM   #84 
  - BBC - Man shot dead by police on Tube  Englander   Jul-22-05 06:26 AM   #37 
  - Police told The Times it was one of yesterday's bombers  evermind   Jul-22-05 06:58 AM   #48 
  - UPDATE: The Times changed their mind on this + new arrest.  evermind   Jul-22-05 12:40 PM   #168 
  - Here's the Yahoo article  Domitan   Jul-22-05 07:05 AM   #49 
  - Well at least we got our distraction so they  RawMaterials   Jul-22-05 07:10 AM   #51 
  - Absurdity and nonsense.  Spider Jerusalem   Jul-22-05 07:26 AM   #58 
     - LOL!  Maddy McCall   Jul-22-05 07:38 AM   #61 
  - Possibly they wanted him dead -  lynne   Jul-22-05 07:18 AM   #53 
     - I've thought that  Domitan   Jul-22-05 07:20 AM   #54 
     - Not to mention the platform ...  Nihil   Jul-22-05 07:22 AM   #56 
     - That's right. Blame the police. Whatever nation they are in.  reprobate   Jul-22-05 11:28 AM   #147 
        - Chill out  High Plains   Jul-22-05 12:57 PM   #171 
     - or to remove an inconvenient witness ...nt  gandalf   Jul-22-05 07:22 AM   #55 
     - I wonder how long the other 3 have to live?Quite odd.  Algorem   Jul-22-05 07:38 AM   #60 
        - These terrorists have a tendency to die quickly...  gandalf   Jul-22-05 08:07 AM   #73 
           - the words "knew too much" come to mind for some reason  Algorem   Jul-22-05 08:11 AM   #76 
           - i remember the alleged RAF terrorist "incident"  Monkie   Jul-22-05 08:25 AM   #79 
     - Makes sense to me.  Maddy McCall   Jul-22-05 07:39 AM   #63 
     - Is that the standard now? We kill people for the weapons  BullGooseLoony   Jul-22-05 08:10 AM   #74 
  - I thought English police don't carry guns.  BullGooseLoony   Jul-22-05 07:33 AM   #59 
  - From what I'm hearing -  lynne   Jul-22-05 07:39 AM   #62 
  - Oh shit.  Maddy McCall   Jul-22-05 07:40 AM   #64 
     - Listening to Fox as I'm getting ready for work -  lynne   Jul-22-05 07:42 AM   #67 
        - No remarks from me...  Maddy McCall   Jul-22-05 07:56 AM   #69 
        - just don't forget  WoodrowFan   Jul-22-05 08:03 AM   #71 
        - I will remark.  Sterling   Jul-22-05 06:06 PM   #203 
           - Oh, baloney -  lynne   Jul-22-05 07:28 PM   #210 
  - Ordinary patrolling police don't carry guns. But there are "armed  evermind   Jul-22-05 07:40 AM   #65 
  - There will be a public inquiry by the independent  Guy_Montag   Jul-22-05 07:41 AM   #66 
  - "I thought English police don't carry guns."  demobrit   Jul-22-05 08:02 AM   #70 
  - BUT under the circumstances...  President Kerry   Jul-22-05 05:48 PM   #196 
  - Although there would be plenty of posters here ready to justify it  High Plains   Jul-22-05 06:04 PM   #202 
     - And they like Fox news too, imagine?  Sterling   Jul-22-05 06:09 PM   #204 
  - Here in Canada..  StrafingMoose   Jul-22-05 08:04 AM   #72 
  - Depends on how you define "asian"  Mr Creosote   Jul-22-05 08:10 AM   #75 
  - I see.  StrafingMoose   Jul-22-05 08:56 AM   #87 
  - maybe there IS such a thing as "the fashion police"?  Algorem   Jul-22-05 09:01 AM   #89 
  - His clothes were too big,ey?Is this the guy?:  Algorem   Jul-22-05 08:21 AM   #77 
  - "Letting the days go by  PunkPop   Jul-22-05 09:34 AM   #93 
  - London Police Kill Man at Subway Station  seriousstan   Jul-22-05 08:25 AM   #80 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-05 08:25 AM   #81 
  - ALWAYS BUY A TICKET!  emad   Jul-22-05 08:36 AM   #83 
  - These things happen sometimes. As in Germany with RAF "terrorist" Grams  gandalf   Jul-22-05 08:53 AM   #85 
     - Hi Gandalf, good to see you posting again.  emad   Jul-22-05 09:11 AM   #90 
        - Hi emad...  gandalf   Jul-22-05 09:32 AM   #91 
  - They better get that P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act passed soon!  leesa   Jul-22-05 09:33 AM   #92 
  - Man shot dead by police in London Tube  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 09:52 AM   #94 
  - They shot him after they had stopped him?!  tk2kewl   Jul-22-05 09:52 AM   #95 
  - if they thought he had a bomb..  WoodrowFan   Jul-22-05 09:59 AM   #98 
  - No, they piled on top of him THEN shot him. Sounds like a hit job to me.  bushisanidiot   Jul-22-05 10:25 AM   #104 
  - Alternatively...  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 10:37 AM   #109 
  - The police claim he was "directly linked" to the bombings in London  bushisanidiot   Jul-22-05 10:44 AM   #121 
     - Once again I ask, why would they shoot a guy that might have been wired?  progressivebydesign   Jul-22-05 12:32 PM   #163 
     - Directly linked?  daleo   Jul-22-05 02:00 PM   #180 
  - Are you kidding?  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 10:38 AM   #112 
  - they apologize to him for Western Imperialism  WoodrowFan   Jul-22-05 10:40 AM   #115 
  - If they have piled on top of him, there's no "asking nicely" to be done  bushisanidiot   Jul-22-05 10:41 AM   #116 
  - The trigger could've been in his hand...  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 10:44 AM   #122 
     - I don't see where it says this guy had a bomb at all. reports are saying  bushisanidiot   Jul-22-05 11:09 AM   #139 
        - .......  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 11:22 AM   #143 
        - Why isn't the "bomb-belt" mentioned in the reports? that's a significant  bushisanidiot   Jul-22-05 11:34 AM   #150 
        - I read witness accoutns that said "no bag" just a big jacket. n/t  progressivebydesign   Jul-22-05 12:32 PM   #164 
  - If the police think a guy is armed with a bomb...  High Plains   Jul-22-05 01:04 PM   #173 
  - Not to mention interrogated for information  Tyrone Slothrop   Jul-22-05 10:52 AM   #128 
     - dead men also don't...  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 10:55 AM   #132 
        - If the information exposed the entire cell that's causing this  Tyrone Slothrop   Jul-22-05 11:03 AM   #136 
        - Hindsight....  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 11:26 AM   #144 
           - Why would a bomb on a belt be less likely  Tyrone Slothrop   Jul-22-05 11:43 AM   #153 
              - Because when a man puts on a belt  muriel_volestrangler   Jul-22-05 12:08 PM   #160 
        - What if he is just an innocent subway user?  daleo   Jul-22-05 02:03 PM   #181 
  - Ummm if he was wired wouldn't the BULLETS detonate it???  progressivebydesign   Jul-22-05 10:37 AM   #107 
  - No, you wouldn't.  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 10:40 AM   #114 
  - thank you  WoodrowFan   Jul-22-05 10:42 AM   #120 
     - Really?  Sterling   Jul-22-05 06:18 PM   #206 
  - That's why they probably shot him in the head.  allemand   Jul-22-05 10:45 AM   #124 
  - if he were wearing a bomb vest couldn't the bullets detonate the explosive  anotherdrew   Jul-22-05 10:38 AM   #111 
  - Maybe they shot him in the upper body...  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 10:42 AM   #119 
  - Of course, if a bullet hits some C-5, GAME OVER...  Barrymores Ghost   Jul-22-05 10:39 AM   #113 
     - If you're refering to C-4 (plastic explosives)...  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 10:41 AM   #117 
     - To quote Mr Mom: "Yeah...220, 221 - whatever it takes..."  Barrymores Ghost   Jul-22-05 10:47 AM   #125 
        - Just because he's on the ground doesn't mean he's not a threat...  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 10:50 AM   #127 
        - I guess that's a question for the investigation and...  Barrymores Ghost   Jul-22-05 10:54 AM   #130 
           - Completely agree.  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 10:56 AM   #133 
        - I'm betting they thought...  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 10:54 AM   #129 
           - The police's chances are always better if they can just shoot you in the  Sterling   Jul-22-05 06:23 PM   #209 
     - not if they shoot him in the head  WoodrowFan   Jul-22-05 10:41 AM   #118 
  - The guy definitely looked like a threat...  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 10:05 AM   #99 
  - Yep. According to witnesses... it was pretty sick.  progressivebydesign   Jul-22-05 10:38 AM   #110 
     - I still fail to see the big deal here.  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 10:45 AM   #123 
        - I doubt the biggest civil libertarian will protest this...  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 10:48 AM   #126 
        - Of course the biggest civil libertarian won't... Hell I AM the biggest!  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 10:55 AM   #131 
           - Razor....  MattSWin   Jul-22-05 10:58 AM   #134 
           - Oh, so do I...  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 11:04 AM   #137 
              - I think you'll find that the British police generally don't fall into the  reprobate   Jul-22-05 11:36 AM   #151 
                 - They have shot a few innocent and unarmed people, though. (nt)  evermind   Jul-22-05 11:49 AM   #155 
           - Sorry, this doesn't add up...  Bragi   Jul-22-05 12:13 PM   #161 
              - For the record...  SteppingRazor   Jul-22-05 01:05 PM   #174 
        - IF you KNOW that, and have had no previous chance to apprehend  evermind   Jul-22-05 11:11 AM   #140 
        - Nor do I mate.  rjbcar27   Jul-22-05 11:11 AM   #141 
        - Cops shoot man lying on ground five times, killing him...  High Plains   Jul-22-05 01:12 PM   #175 
  - i thought O'Rielly said the English were pussies??? one more thing to add  Guckert   Jul-22-05 09:52 AM   #96 
  - kick  dogindia   Jul-22-05 05:12 PM   #194 
  - kick  dogindia   Jul-22-05 05:15 PM   #195 
  - London Transport reporting "Security Alert" (8:08 EDT)  brooklynite   Jul-22-05 10:15 AM   #101 
  - That's whatcha get for jumpin' da' turnstile, Bo-yo!!  Barrymores Ghost   Jul-22-05 10:24 AM   #102 
  - Shooting a running man in a crowd is pretty risky in terms  evermind   Jul-22-05 11:08 AM   #138 
     - targeted killing...  pelsar   Jul-22-05 11:28 AM   #146 
     - No idea what you mean. What are you disagreeing with, and  evermind   Jul-22-05 11:29 AM   #148 
     - Read the report more carefully. It said they chased him onto the train,  reprobate   Jul-22-05 11:39 AM   #152 
        - Yep, I know they didn't shoot a running man.. If they HAD, it  evermind   Jul-22-05 11:47 AM   #154 
  - AIM WAS TO ARREST MAN  Scurrilous   Jul-22-05 11:28 AM   #145 
  - Maybe he had a stick of dynamite up himself.That's called "The O'Reilly  Algorem   Jul-22-05 11:55 AM   #156 
  - "events overtook police"?? Not according to witnesses.  progressivebydesign   Jul-22-05 12:35 PM   #166 
  - Couldn't they arrested him before he got to the tube station?  daleo   Jul-22-05 02:08 PM   #182 
  - "marksmen"  Sterling   Jul-22-05 10:40 PM   #214 
  - Sounds like the Brit's have a handle on this...  Az_lefty   Jul-22-05 11:55 AM   #157 
  - I dunno - if they were trying to arrest him all the way from  evermind   Jul-22-05 12:00 PM   #159 
     - Dead men tell no tales  daleo   Jul-22-05 12:30 PM   #162 
     - I'll offer my extremely ignorant view  HEyHEY   Jul-22-05 12:52 PM   #170 
        - Yep, could well be (except he didn't turn out to have a bomb  evermind   Jul-22-05 01:03 PM   #172 
           - Yeah, pardon me  HEyHEY   Jul-22-05 01:15 PM   #176 
  - Man shot dead was not a bomber -Sky News  Bragi   Jul-22-05 12:36 PM   #167 
  - We don't know enough to say if they made a mistake. nm  underthedome   Jul-22-05 01:59 PM   #178 
  - We know they haven't justified it after what, 18 hrs? looking like mistake  confludemocrat   Jul-22-05 05:50 PM   #197 
  - So he was a hapless subway rider?  daleo   Jul-22-05 02:11 PM   #183 
  - It disappoints me that something like this is getting so much coverage  bixente   Jul-22-05 01:59 PM   #179 
  - London Police kill 'suicide bomber'  bassman79   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #184 
  - So who the hell is the guy? nt  LiberalVoice   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #185 
  - He's related to an "anti-terrorim" operation...  bassman79   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #187 
  - Well that is completely confusing...  progressivebydesign   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #186 
  - An eyewitness I heard on NPR this morning said...  El Supremo   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #188 
  - Bobbies don't carry guns I think?  StrafingMoose   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #191 
  - More over..  StrafingMoose   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #189 
  - If you really think the guy is wired, the only to keep him from  MidwestTransplant   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #193 
  - He could be bomber, explosive only good for short while, maybe failed  confludemocrat   Jul-22-05 05:53 PM   #198 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-05 08:24 PM   #211 
  - But, did they found any explosives on him?  hel   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #190 
     - Maybe they didn't want him to talk  bassman79   Jul-22-05 04:34 PM   #192 
     - Bizarre case  JTHC   Jul-22-05 06:19 PM   #207 
  - extraordinarily shocking  dogindia   Jul-22-05 06:22 PM   #208 
  - WashPost says * no bomb* on the guy  Romulus   Jul-22-05 10:00 PM   #212 
  - It sounds like either an enormous mistake (negligent as well)  daleo   Jul-22-05 10:18 PM   #213 
     - Then why wouldn't a "bomb" be found on him ?  oscarmitre   Jul-23-05 04:32 AM   #216 
        - Today the story is tragic mistake.  daleo   Jul-23-05 04:31 PM   #217 
  - Shot man not connected to bombing  english guy   Jul-23-05 05:13 PM   #218 
 

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