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November 23, 2017

Police make second arrest in London subway station attack


Police make second arrest in London subway station attack

LONDON —British authorities say a 21-year-old man has been arrested on terrorism charges in connection with Friday’s attack on a…


British authorities say a 21-year-old man has been arrested on terrorism charges in connection with Friday’s attack on a subway station in London.

An 18-year-old man was arrested by police early Saturday morning. Authorities have not released the names of either suspects. Police called the arrest of the first suspect “very significant.”

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Following the first arrest, police launched a massive armed search in the southwestern London suburb of Sunbury. Residents said they were evacuated immediately as police established a huge cordon and imposed a no-fly zone above the property being searched.

29 people were injured in the explosion at the Parsons Green station. The blast sent, what witnesses described, as a fireball through the packed train during the Friday morning rush hour. The injuries, some from the explosion and others from an ensuing stampede, where not life-threatening.

British authorities increased the country’s terror threat level to “critical,” meaning they think another attack may be imminent.


Source: 4029 Northwest Arkansas News Police make second arrest in London subway station attack

Police make second arrest in London subway station attack

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