posted on Feb, 12 2004 @ 01:35 PM
OSAMA bin Laden has a "terrorist navy" of 15 ships. And Scotland Yard has warned one could sail up the Thames to attack Parliament.
The vessels - capable of carrying lethal chemicals or a dirty bomb - could also ram cruise liners, oil rigs or enter ports on missions of
A private memo sent to police chiefs by the Met's marine unit is headlined: Next Terror Attack Waterborne?
Ship insurer Lloyd's of London is said to be helping MI6 and the CIA trace vessels bought by al-Qaeda from a Greek shipping magnate with links to bin
Laden. The memo states shipping agents have been asked to help in the search.
[Edited on 13-2-2004 by Kano]