Sunday, April 12, 2009

Terror suspects in 'Easter bomb plot' worked at Manchester airport

Funny how most stories on this side of the pond focused more on the fact that the head of security was sacked for having the classified info in view as he visited PM Browns office rather than on the terror plot itself...
From the Daily Mail:

Members of the alleged Al Qaeda cell suspected of plotting a Bank Holiday terror atrocity worked for a firm based at Manchester Airport.

At least one drove vans for a cargo company which has access to sensitive locations.

A further two had passed security industry checks which enabled them to guard premises overnight, further raising fears that members of the gang - all but one of them Pakistani students - were planning to infiltrate high-profile targets before an attack. (more)

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