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QueenOfQuotes Fri 22-Jul-05 12:28:56

for dyzzidi and others wanting to dicuss london as the other one has go 'off topic'

Springchicken Fri 22-Jul-05 12:32:39

Suspected suicide bomber that was shot has been confirmed dead.
The Mosque that was evactuated has now been given the all clear.

katierocket Fri 22-Jul-05 12:33:18

it's not gone "off topic" at all

dyzzidi Fri 22-Jul-05 12:48:43

Oh thank you QOQ. I just wanted a factual running report so this is great. I hate being stuck at work and feeling so uniformed. My BF works in Tabernacle St and can only email me later today.

TwinSetAndPearls Fri 22-Jul-05 13:12:03

unconfirmed police source saying it was the Oval bomber who was shot this morning.

Radio 4 a few moments ago.

sharklet Fri 22-Jul-05 13:43:53

I think they may be pursueing another as Southampton Airport Stn has just been evacuated.

TwinSetAndPearls Fri 22-Jul-05 14:34:49

police at an internet cafe on Harrow road now, area sectioned off but residents have not been evacuated.

dyzzidi Fri 22-Jul-05 14:46:43

God it feels like it will never end!

dyzzidi Fri 22-Jul-05 15:10:06

I have just read on skynews that the man who was shot this morning had been trailed from his home as a suspect for the Oval bombng and was not carrying explosives today. He obviously was treated as a major threat.

compo Fri 22-Jul-05 15:11:33

dyzzidi - you can check BBC website to keep you updated too

dyzzidi Fri 22-Jul-05 15:14:46

I am trying to keep flicking between all of the news websites in between doing all my work and chatting on here! So thanks compo

TwinSetAndPearls Fri 22-Jul-05 15:16:53

news conference at 3.30pm

TwinSetAndPearls Fri 22-Jul-05 15:17:15

bomb disposal gone it at Harrow road, residents told to stay away from windows.

Kidstrack2 Fri 22-Jul-05 15:18:04

Is it true the bomb suspect who was shot dead this morning was the same man who tried to bomb one of the undergrounds yesterday?

dyzzidi Fri 22-Jul-05 15:19:29

Yes kidstrack it is apparently the man who bombed the OVal according to skynews.

TwinSetAndPearls Fri 22-Jul-05 15:20:36

R5 saying gunshots neeen heard from the raid on harrow road and a police source saying it is actually one of several raids taking place today.

Kidstrack2 Fri 22-Jul-05 15:21:15

God they don't give up easily do they!

swiperfox Fri 22-Jul-05 15:22:09

Has Southampton airport been closed? haven't seen a single plane today!

Kittypickle Fri 22-Jul-05 15:27:28

Is that definite that Southampton Airport station has been evactuated ?

dyzzidi Fri 22-Jul-05 15:29:48

I have not seen news on southampton you could always ring them and ask.

Kittypickle Fri 22-Jul-05 15:31:55

Thanks, I've found DH so not quie as worried as I was irrationally a minute ago.

CountessDracula Fri 22-Jul-05 15:35:33

is soton airport closed? Why did anyone think it was?

dyzzidi Fri 22-Jul-05 15:36:52

CD sharklet posted that s'ton airport station was closed earlier in this thread.

Hulababy Fri 22-Jul-05 15:38:46

They are now searching a house near Paddington.

Hulababy Fri 22-Jul-05 15:45:04

Police have also now said they are issue CCTV images of the four men involved yesterday - BBC to have more soon.

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