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April 10, 2009

"Desperate Search" to Find Manchester Bombers Before Easter Terrorist Attack

Silly Brits. Pants-pissers. So afraid of terrorists, when they ought to be afraid of anti-tax protesters.

A desperate search was under way last night for the terrorist bomb factory from which a suspected al-Qaeda cell planned to launch a devastating attack in Manchester.

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A dozen men are being questioned after raids that had to be rushed forward after Assistant Commissioner Bob Quick, the country’s most senior anti-terrorism officer, inadvertently disclosed details of the police plans.

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Ten of the 12 men arrested on Wednesday were Pakistani nationals who entered Britain on student visas.

All were from the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, the heartland of al-Qaeda and mujahidin activity. They appear to have exploited a visa regime described by a minister last week as “the major loophole in Britain’s border controls”.

The men are being detained on conspiracy and terrorism charges, as well as suspicion of anti-obama activities.

Via the College Politico's required daily reading.


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