Lets look at the reasons they choose to lock down the whole city.
#1. The terrorist had allready placed bombs killing and wounding people.
#2. They were cought trying to place more bombs.
#3. They might allready have placed more bombs in different parts of the city(The police didn't know if they had)
#4. They killed a police officer when getting cought in placing more bombs.
#5. They took a hostage, and traversed a big part of the city, while trying to escape, police not knowing exactly where they were going.
#6. They might have more bombs(Which they had).
#7. They had a shootout with the police in a public street, throwing more bombs.
#8. The police lost track of them.
#9. To avoid innocent people to get harmed by the police, in a posible shotout.
#10. To avoid innocent people to get harmed by the terrorist in a posible shootout.
#11. To avoid innocent people to get harmed by bombs the terrorist might have placed in different parts of the city.
#12. To avoid the morning rushhour to complicate the search.
#13. To avoid the terrorist taking more hostage.
#14. To avoid the terrorist using public transportation, which could complicate things even more.
#15. To avoid them getting away, especialy after they lost track of them.
#16. I could place a lot of more points.
# 17. Ithink i made my point, that the lock down of the city, was not to scare the citizens, but more to protect them.
If the people are afraid of the government after above, well, i don't know....I never call any other person stupid, but in this case, they are
edit on 29-4-2013 by Mianeye because: (no reason given)
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edit on 29-4-2013 by Mianeye because: Varius spelling errors, there might be more i havn't located yet.