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emad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-03-04 09:14 AM
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"Machete attack on MI5 HQ in London - police using tasers..."
Just breaking in London, in This IS London (London Evening Standard)
story posted 3pm local time, just taken off the masthead before I could copy....
More when I get it...
http://www.thisislondon.com/news/
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hatrack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-03-04 09:15 AM
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1. Machete attack? WTF?
Kind of like breaking into Fort Meade with a bow & arrows . . .
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emad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-03-04 09:17 AM
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3. Some guy armed with machete smashed his way into the MI5 HQ
London Evening Standard just posted the story about police armed seige using taser stun guns...
waiting for their site to re-post
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lovuian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-03-04 09:17 AM
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2. This is what happens when the Population gets angy
They storm the Bastille
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emad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-03-04 09:19 AM
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4. Here it is, from BBC News:

Knife attack at M15 headquarters

Two security guards at MI5's headquarters in London have been attacked by a man carrying a machete.

The man was subdued by armed police with a taser gun after the attack in went Thames House, Millbank, just after 1315 BST on Friday.

The attacker was taken to hospital by ambulance. The guards are in a stable condition in hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Millbank is closed between Lambeth Bridge and Thorney Street.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/3625402.stm


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