Liberty Rocks

World & US News Round-ups, Commentary & Research Information

SPECIAL: Heathrow Terrorist Attack Plot Thwarted by Scotland Yard

Posted by Admin on August 10, 2006

~ HEATHROW TERROR ATTACK FOILED ~
Thursday, August 10, 2006
Last Updated 8/11/2006 – 4:15 A.M. (US Central Time)

For current info. please see the Heathrow Terror Attack Focus Page

66305_767_silhouette.jpgScotland Yard, with the help of Pakistani authorities have busted 24 people, mostly young British Muslim men of Pakistani descent, who are allegedly involved in a current terrorist plot to bomb airliners flying from England to the US.

Authorities say the terrorists were going to use a liquid explosive hidden in a “sports drink” type container, as well as a disposable camera to be used as a detonator. Different people were supposed to bring different items on to plane

Authorities say 5 other suspects are still at large (as of 9:00 pm (CST), and are being hunted by police agencies across the globe. Governments and security agencies around the world have raised terror threat levels for air travel in response to the foiled plot.

MAJOR MEDIA COVERAGE:

AUGUST 11, 2006:

AUGUST 10, 2006:

  • BUSH: BOMBING PLOT PART OF WAR WITH ‘ISLAMIC FASCISTS’ – VOA News – Voice of America – Washington D.C., US – August 10, 2006
  • HOW THE PLOT WAS THWARTED ( EXCLUSIVE: U.S. PICKED UP THE SUSPECTS’ CHATTER AND SHARED IT WITH BRITISH AUTHORITIES; NEW FEDERAL ALERT WARNS THAT PEROXIDE-BASED EXPLOSIVES COULD ALSO BE EMPLOYED IN FUTURE ATTACKS IN THE U.S. – Time Magazine – US – August 10, 2006
  • WHY LIQUID EXPLOSIVES MAY BE TERROR’S SECRET WEAPON – Time Magazine – US – August 10, 2006
  • Q&A: LIQUID EXPLOSIVES – BBC News – London, England, UK – August 10, 2006
  • A PLAN ‘TO COMMIT UNIMAGINABLE MASS MURDER’ – The Times Online – London, England, UK – August 11, 2006 [Assets of 19 suspects frozen, Pakistan money link investigated, Martyrdom video discovered…]
  • WRAPUP 1 – TRANS-ATLANTIC AIRLINER BOMBINGS WERE “DAYS AWAY” – Reuters Today – The Reuters Foundation – London, England, UK – August 10, 2006
  • HEATHROW: SPOTLIGHT ON PAK ‘TERROR FACTORY’– The Times of India – Gurgaon, Haryana, India – August 11, 2006
  • AUGUST 10, 2006:

    QUOTE: Sources identify the three, who are now in custody, as: — Rashid Rauf — Mohammed al-Ghandra — Ahmed al Khan– Brian Ross, reporting for ABC News

    BLOGS, ORGANIZATIONS & MAGAZINES:

    PRESS RELEASES:

    RELATED NEWS (?):

    ATTEMPTED HIJACKING OF QATAR AIRWAYS PLANE Doha, Qatar – August 10, 2006

    Advertisements

    Leave a Reply

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s

     
    %d bloggers like this: