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Loud Bangs heard in Manchester UK

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posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:09 PM
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a reply to: knowledgehunter0986




s it safe to make the Trump coincidence/connection yet?


No

Twitter can be faked.




posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:10 PM
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ohhh god....

reports of parents posting "have you seem my child" on social media....



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:10 PM
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Over 1000 posts on /pol/ and it seems to be going at like 10 posts a second. Can't tell what's baits and what's not. Hard to keep up. /pol/ is very good at digging for information fast. I'll keep an eye on it.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:10 PM
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a reply to: introvert

To inflict maximum carnage I'd suggest. Suicide bombers have been using such vests for decades, especially during the Palestinian uprising around 2000 onwards - ball bearings and nails were responsible for lots of deaths due to being strapped to bombers.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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originally posted by: knowledgehunter0986

originally posted by: Konduit
Supposedly posted on twitter a few hours before the explosion.




twitter.com/owys663 already suspended.


Is it safe to make the Trump coincidence/connection yet?


Aren't you a Trump supporter? Why are you trying to insert something that no one else is? You're literally the only one that brought up Trump.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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a reply to: Konduit

Time zones?

Are we certain the tweet went out before the explosion?



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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a reply to: Konduit

this needs to be shared a lot



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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originally posted by: Sublimecraft
a reply to: introvert

To inflict maximum carnage I'd suggest. Suicide bombers have been using such vests for decades, especially during the Palestinian uprising around 2000 onwards - ball bearings and nails were responsible for lots of deaths due to being strapped to bombers.


Yeah it's just a walking claymore mine.




posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
ohhh god....

reports of parents posting "have you seem my child" on social media....

Jesus. Now I'm fighting back tears.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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originally posted by: knowledgehunter0986
a reply to: introvert

Becoming a martyr 101


Just did a quick search. Did not know nail bombs were popular with suicide bombers.

My bad.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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As someone else said all but confirmed that there was shrapnel possibly nails in the bomb.

No confirmation on suicide bomber though.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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originally posted by: Deaf Alien
Over 1000 posts on /pol/ and it seems to be going at like 10 posts a second. Can't tell what's baits and what's not. Hard to keep up. /pol/ is very good at digging for information fast. I'll keep an eye on it.


No, they're very good at witch hunts.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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originally posted by: seagull
a reply to: ThePeaceMaker

Thank you. That was very informative, and gives a look inside.



You're welcome. I no longer do the job
but like I said some bigger builders have bigger and better security systems so I can't vouch for the Manchester Arena. The equipment I used though .. wasn't far from being top quality



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:11 PM
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originally posted by: introvert

originally posted by: Sublimecraft
CNN hypothesizing that homegrown terrorists who have returned from the M.E after fighting/being trained will be the focus of police investigations. They are calling it a mass-casualty terrorist attack undertaken by a suicide bomber.

Suicide bombers don't make their own vests - it takes a special person to do that who must remain alive and protected for the cause.

ETA: It's been confirmed the blast 'just outside the venue, just as the concert finished and folks were leaving the venue'


Why would a suicide bomber use a nail bomb vest?

You can place a nail bomb in a bag/garbage can, walk away and blow it from a distance/timer.


Because a suicide vest will be able to carry more nails less conspicuously than a package can. It is easier to conceal than a person dropping a package off and walking away. Manchester does not have trash receptacles (not many anyways) from the IRA days. The human body can also act as a weapon itself when exploded as you have bone /etc. It can create a biohazard as well.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:12 PM
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Yet another time when I'm glad I don't do social media...



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:12 PM
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originally posted by: Springer
God bless the kids, the parents, and the U.K.

This is TERRIBLE.




I dread to think speaking to all my friends tomorrow

Thanks for your words and what they represent from the owner of this site



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:13 PM
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a reply to: Kali74

Well they were good at identifying that Antifa bike lock man.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:13 PM
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I hope i am wrong, but when the first fatalities number is 19 its usually a given that the final number will be higher.



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:14 PM
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What does me being a Trump supporter have to do with it? I'm just trying to point out the uncanny timing of Trump's anti terror speech yesterday. Is it possible that the terrorists are ramping it up because of the speech?



posted on May, 22 2017 @ 08:14 PM
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originally posted by: seagull
a reply to: introvert

A bomb is just a bomb, be it a package, or similar.

A person wearing a vest full of plastique, nails, and other shrapnel materials, who chooses to kill himself/herself in order to spread their terror-message? That's frightening to most, hell, it's frightening to me...more so than a pipe bomb is. IMHO, of course.


I did not know that nail bombs were that common among suicide bombers.

The way the most basic nail bombs are made use pressure cookers or pipes. Bulky and meant to be dropped and walked away from.
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