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Attack in the London underground : other potential suspects still being sought

The attack, committed on Friday and claimed by the organization islamic State, has made 30 wounded, according to a new balance sheet. A suspect, 18-year-old was arrested at Dover on Saturday morning.

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Attack in the London underground : other potential suspects still being sought
The british police raided Saturday, September 16, a housing of a residential area of Sunbury-on-Thames, about twenty miles south-west of british capital. An operation conducted in framework of investigation on attack that occurred Friday in london underground and claimed by united jihadist islamic State, has announced police.

earlier in day, an 18 year old man was arrested in Dover on suspicion of having a link with this attack improvised explosive device that injured 30 people. The british police announced Saturday evening continue to look for or potential suspects. "At this stage, we examine possibility of wher a single person is responsible for attack ", said to press, Neil Basu, head of counter-terrorism within police in london.

" Important "arrest

The arrest of suspect, in connection with facts," terrorist ", has been described as" significant " by police. It took place in harbour area of Dover " and was carried out by police in Kent (south east England). It has led to evacuation part, of port in morning in order to enable " search places as a precautionary measure ". This operation has allowed police to put hand on " several objects ".

The port of Dover is a transit point to or shore of English Channel, including French ports of Calais and belgian Ostend. The man must be transferred "to a police station in south London in good time," said police. The british minister of interior, Amber Rudd, has stressed that it was "far too early" to say if suspect was known to forces of law and order.

The level of terrorist threat in territory of united kingdom, noted Friday night, is maintained at critical level. This level had not been reached since suicide bombing of Manchester in may. The attack of Friday, has led government to take decision, which is rare, to deploy military on sites considered strategic, in particular in nuclear power plants.

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" The explosive device was intended to do enormous damage, "

Friday morning at rush hour, a homemade device exploded at railway station of Parsons Green. According to a new review published by health services on Saturday morning, 30 people injured, none seriously reached, have been treated at hospital. Only three of m were still hospitalized Saturday.

" The explosive device was intended to do enormous damage, "said Theresa May in a televised message, calling attack "cowardly" at end of an emergency meeting of his security cabinet. Workforce police officers have been deployed all over territory.

This is fifth time in six months that Uk has been taken to target.


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