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Sky Sources: More Police At Transport Hubs
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Sky News understands increased numbers of British Transport Police officers are being deployed at transport hubs in the London area amid continuing fears of a New Year terrorist attack.
Sky sources have indicated members of the emergency services have recently been briefed about how to respond to a Mumbai-style attack on the capital.
The UK's terror threat level remains at its second highest level - severe - meaning an attack is highly likely.
Sky's security editor Sam Kiley said transport police are being told they have to cancel days off tomorrow and some will be deployed across the capital and as far as Luton and Heathrow.
He added that no change is being made to the current terror threat level.
Extra guards at rail stations and airports after Islamic terrorist said heading for London - Debkafile
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Alert Level for UK Transportation Sector Goes to “Severe”
Posted by Ryan Mauro on January 11th, 2011
The United Kingdom’s threat status has jumped from “substantial” to “severe” for its transportation sector, the Wall Street Journal reports. This means that the U.K. is on the second highest level of alert. Government officials warn that Al-Qaeda may be about to strike the aviation industry.
CNN reported that the London subway system may also be a target. The Times of London reported that the intelligence about the alleged plots is said by officials to be “credible.”
“The threat level to the UK is at severe, which means that an attack is highly likely, and has been since January 2010,” the Metropolitan Police publicly stated.
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