Counter Terrorism Command

  • injuries Sep 22, 2017

    British Police Charge 18-Year-Old Over London Subway Bombing

    British police on Friday charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week’s bomb attack on the London subway. The Metropolitan Police force said Ahmed Hassan will appear in court later, accused of planting the bomb at Parsons Green station a week ago. Hassan is accused of attempting to “murder persons traveling on a District...

  • injuries Sep 20, 2017

    London Police Arrest 2 More in Subway Bombing Investigation

    British counterterror police arrested two more people Wednesday in relation to the London subway attack, bringing the number to five. Detectives arrested a 48-year-old man and a 30-year-old man under the Terrorism Act in Newport, Wales. A 25-year-old man was also arrested in Newport on Tuesday. Two other men arrested over the weekend — an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and...

  • injuries Sep 17, 2017

    UK Lowers Official Terrorist Threat Level After 2nd Arrest

    British police made progress Sunday in their investigation of the bomb that partially exploded on a packed London subway, leading counter-terrorism officials to lower the country’s threat level because a fresh attack no longer was judged to be imminent. Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced the downgraded terror threat level hours after London police said a second suspect was in custody...

  • injuries Sep 16, 2017

    UK Police Make ‘Significant' Arrest in London Subway Blast

    British police made an apparent breakthrough Saturday in the race-against-time subway bombing investigation with what they called a “very significant” arrest, but the country remained on a “critical” alert, meaning that another attack is judged imminent. Police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover — the main ferry link to France — and then launched a massive armed...

  • injuries Sep 15, 2017

    UK Lifts Terror Threat Level to Critical After Subway Attack

    An improvised explosive device detonated aboard a subway in London during the Friday rush, sending British police on a manhunt in what was being investigated as a terrorist incident, NBC News reported. At least 29 people were injured in the blast at Parsons Green Tube station in the southwestern part of Britain’s capital, though authorities said that none were serious...

  • driver Jun 19, 2017

    Photos: UK Police Respond After Van Runs Over Crowd Near London Mosque

    Police responded in north London after a vehicle struck pedestrians Monday, June 19, 2017, near a mosque, leaving at least one dead. Metropolitan Police said the 48-year-old driver has been arrested and that its Counter Terrorism Command is investigating.

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