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First London - now glasgow?

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DoubleBluff Sat 30-Jun-07 16:14:46

Looks like an attempt to bomb Glasgow airport has been disrupted.
Where next?

DoubleBluff Sat 30-Jun-07 16:17:49

link[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/6257194.stm]

DoubleBluff Sat 30-Jun-07 16:18:05

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/6257194.stm

SaintGeorge Sat 30-Jun-07 16:21:32

Watching live piece on BBC 24 now.

SaintGeorge Sat 30-Jun-07 16:22:24

Burning car driven into front of terminal building. Some reports of an explosion, but that likely to be the petrol tank.

suzycreamcheese Sat 30-Jun-07 16:22:38

DB i saw that too
they've just added the bit about the two men

or it could've been my dad heavy on the revs and tad impatient..

alipiggie Sat 30-Jun-07 16:22:44

Oh no

SaintGeorge Sat 30-Jun-07 16:23:39

Cherokee Jeep.


Dare I say ....bloody 4x4 drivers! <<attempt to lighten bad news day>>

DoubleBluff Sat 30-Jun-07 16:27:05

I just have a wierd feeling they are gearing up to 07/07/07.

Desiderata Sat 30-Jun-07 16:29:53

Oh, dear. It mentions that no one was hurt (other than the drivers). I hope this is true.

SaintGeorge Sat 30-Jun-07 16:31:51

I am thinking this may be some wierd accident rather than a terrorist attempt.

That fire is not big enough to have involved explosives. They are reporting that one man was burnt but then fighting with police, implying some sort of guilt. I can say with certainty (having witnessed it myself) that a burning man will fight off helpers in sheer panic.

Really not sure about this one.

DoubleBluff Sat 30-Jun-07 16:34:14

The car was driven at speed on fire through the terminal doors.
Think it was more deliberate.

ScottishMummy Sat 30-Jun-07 16:34:46

watching it on the news and internet
as i have said before the point of terrorism is to terrorise and instill fear in individuals. so it is awful but i hope everyone can be calm and business as usual

noddyholder Sat 30-Jun-07 16:36:29

There was a bomb in ibiza airport too I think This is awful

TaylorsMummy Sat 30-Jun-07 16:54:11

why glasgow? would it be cos brown is scottish?

Peachy Sat 30-Jun-07 16:56:30

could be TM

agree with SG about the fighting though- easil;y a pnicky adrenaline response. I used to do casulaty simulation with st johns, and I was always the one picked to do the fighting bit (because I am such a good actress natch.... )

Upwind Sat 30-Jun-07 17:06:04

Doublebluff, I really hope you are wrong.

alipiggie Sat 30-Jun-07 17:06:54

Funny (not) how it all happens the day/two days after Blair becomes a Peace Envoy to the Middle East. I'm so sorry that this is happening again. I hope all my wonderful friends are safe and sound in Glasgow and that no-one any of us know have been affected badly by this and the events in London.

TaylorsMummy Sat 30-Jun-07 17:08:22

isn't it a warning to brown to withdraw troops?

blair is such an arsehole.look what he's done

noddyholder Sat 30-Jun-07 17:10:17

I think they are showing us that getting rid of Blair isn't going to appease them.Blair has really f**d up with this

KristinaM Sat 30-Jun-07 17:29:57

saint george - its too early to say that there were no explosives involved. there are eye witness reports of smoke coming from the car before it hit the building. it coudl be a fizzler - a bomb that started to burn rather than explode

TaylorsMummy Sat 30-Jun-07 17:33:09

on the news they are saying something about gas cylinders??

octo Sat 30-Jun-07 17:36:21

my sister was due to fly tomorrow morning - she was also due to fly on the ones that were targeted out of heathrow last year - nightmare

octo Sat 30-Jun-07 17:36:45

to glasgow btw

Peachy Sat 30-Jun-07 17:38:45

I really hope doublebluff is wrong, 7 is a significant number in Islam BUT there's nothing yet to prove Islamic Terrorists involved is there? And we shoudl keep an open mind I think

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