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Bomb components found in second car on London street
CNN ^ | 6/29/2070 | n/a

Posted on 06/29/2007 11:58:30 AM PDT by Pyro7480

LONDON, England (CNN) -- A second car found on a London street on Friday contained possible bomb materials, sources told CNN, hours after police disarmed an explosives-filled car in the city's busy theater district.

The second car was towed from Trafalgar Square to Park Lane overnight, because it was illegally parked, the sources said.

At the Park Lane garage, workers called authorities when they became suspicious after news of the first incident, because the car smelled of gas.

Police and security sources say the car was found to contain components very similar to the first car -- definitely fuel, and possibly much more.

They said the car is of grave concern, and could potentially be a second car bomb.

A senior U.S. official with knowledge of the London investigation told CNN the car was linked to the vehicle outside the club, and that some materials found inside the car were very similar to explosive materials found in the car near Piccadilly.

Security sources told CNN they believed the first device found -- loaded with fuel, gas cylinders and nails -- was set up for remote detonation.

Police said it could have caused huge numbers of casualties.

British police anti-terror chief Peter Clarke said detectives were examining security camera footage after the car was found outside a nightclub in the heart of London's theater district shortly before 2 a.m. on Friday (10:00 pm ET Thursday).

Police deactivated the explosives but the incident stoked renewed fears of a terrorist strike, almost two years after London's transport network was hit by deadly suicide bombers.

Security sources told CNN that the "relatively crude device" found in the first car near Piccadilly Circus contained at least 200 liters, or about 50 gallons, of fuel in canisters.

Clarke said the explosives would have resulted in significant injury and loss of life had they detonated.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; United Kingdom; War on Terror
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The plot thickens...
1 posted on 06/29/2007 11:58:31 AM PDT by Pyro7480
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To: Pyro7480

2 more to go. Keep looking guys.


2 posted on 06/29/2007 11:59:41 AM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: Pyro7480

yep, there’s noone out there plotting to kill us. nothing to see here. move right along...


3 posted on 06/29/2007 11:59:55 AM PDT by farlander (Try not to wear milk bone underwear - it's a dog eat dog financial world)
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To: Pyro7480

“Police and security sources say the car was found to contain components very similar to the first car — definitely fuel, and possibly much more.”

Dang! The car definitely had FUEL in it? Those devious bastards!


4 posted on 06/29/2007 12:00:10 PM PDT by james500
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To: Pyro7480

Note to terrorists: Amend Car-bombing 101 Textbook to mention to park car bombs in a legal parking spot.


5 posted on 06/29/2007 12:00:10 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: CJ Wolf

2 more to go? Is there a rumor of 4 cars??


6 posted on 06/29/2007 12:07:40 PM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: Pyro7480

Sure glad we don’t have to worry about this kind of crap here. (/s)


7 posted on 06/29/2007 12:10:48 PM PDT by umgud ("When illegals are banned, only greedy businesses and welfare providers will have them)
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To: farlander

Savages


8 posted on 06/29/2007 12:11:09 PM PDT by SubmarineNuke (To the Sea I shall return)
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To: Pyro7480
definitely fuel

A car that CONTAINED FUEL?!?!?!?!?!?!

My heavens!! This must stop!

9 posted on 06/29/2007 12:11:38 PM PDT by coloradan (Failing to protect the liberties of your enemies establishes precedents that will reach to yourself.)
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To: Cementjungle

Wonder if Red Ken collected any entry taxes on those Qaida guys when they drove the car bombs into his city??


10 posted on 06/29/2007 12:15:19 PM PDT by rod1 (uake)
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To: Pyro7480

Londonistan


11 posted on 06/29/2007 12:18:06 PM PDT by gunservative
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To: Pyro7480; SandRat; NormsRevenge; Grampa Dave; SierraWasp; blam; SunkenCiv; Marine_Uncle; Allegra; ..

Definitely....and it seems related to me...


12 posted on 06/29/2007 12:27:58 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The DemonicRATS believe ....that the best decisions are always made after the fact.)
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To: Pyro7480

Fox and Sky News reporting 2nd car was a mercedes benz as well...fully loaded with explosives. What happened? Did their cell phones not work this time? Did they not have Verizon? I thought all “networks” were standing behind their callers...or did it drop out like those other commercials?


13 posted on 06/29/2007 12:28:48 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Liberals : So open-minded....their brains have all fallen out)
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and it seems related to me...to the first one....


14 posted on 06/29/2007 12:28:57 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The DemonicRATS believe ....that the best decisions are always made after the fact.)
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To: coloradan
A car that CONTAINED FUEL?!?!?!?!?!?!

I'm sure they bought the proper number of carbon credits.

15 posted on 06/29/2007 12:30:12 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: My Favorite Headache

Perhaps when Verizon runs ads in Iran, they could have the “Verizon guy” stand a couple hundred feet in front of a lone parked car in an empty lot. After he asks on his cell phone, “Can you hear me now?” and replies “Good”, the car would blow up.

I think this has potential...


16 posted on 06/29/2007 12:36:15 PM PDT by kidd
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To: theDentist

I have heard no such rumour - police have apparently been caught completely of guard by this. Off the radar.


17 posted on 06/29/2007 12:36:22 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: theDentist
2 more to go? Is there a rumor of 4 cars??

He is probably referencing the four planes on 9/11.

18 posted on 06/29/2007 12:40:04 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Pyro7480

BTTT

2 of them...one wonders if it was just 2? Scotland Yard due to have press conf shortly


19 posted on 06/29/2007 12:41:04 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet -Fred'08)
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To: SE Mom
2 of them...one wonders if it was just 2? Scotland Yard due to have press conf shortly

Meanwhile CNN is asking if this is related to Iraq, and why there have been NO attempts in the U.S. since 9-11. Sheesh.

20 posted on 06/29/2007 12:42:39 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: theDentist
Its an Al Qaeda plot...there will be other car bombs...its there signature
21 posted on 06/29/2007 12:43:33 PM PDT by Dog
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To: theDentist

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1858162/posts?page=179#179

If it’s al queda their hallmark is simultaneous attacks. Seem to shoot for four hits, maybe get two. My own observation.


22 posted on 06/29/2007 12:43:38 PM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: SE Mom

I’ll wager there are at least 2 more...


23 posted on 06/29/2007 12:44:19 PM PDT by Dog
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To: Cementjungle

Bumper sticker mentality?


24 posted on 06/29/2007 12:44:23 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet -Fred'08)
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To: gunservative

Dearbornistan = Londonistan = Jersey Cityastan


25 posted on 06/29/2007 12:45:40 PM PDT by ChadGore (VISUALIZE 62,041,268 Bush fans. We Vote.)
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To: CJ Wolf

We need to start to look at the targets......the nightclub with 1700 in it...then another in Trafalgar Square..


26 posted on 06/29/2007 12:47:28 PM PDT by Dog
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To: Pyro7480

Shouldn’t this be in breaking news???


27 posted on 06/29/2007 12:48:05 PM PDT by Miztiki (My vote will be for the best candidate, but my heart and soul longs for God's Kingdom)
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To: Dog

Makes sense...Scotland Yard speaking now. 2nd vehic contained similar device..


28 posted on 06/29/2007 12:49:04 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet -Fred'08)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Two more Mohamacide bombers.


29 posted on 06/29/2007 12:49:34 PM PDT by tractorman
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To: Miztiki; Sidebar Moderator

It’s the Sidebar Moderator’s discretion to move this to Breaking News or keep in FrontPage. I thought that since this is an update, it would be more appropriate to post it to FrontPage.


30 posted on 06/29/2007 12:50:38 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Jesu, Jesu, Jesu, esto mihi Jesus" -St. Ralph Sherwin's last words at Tyburn)
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To: SE Mom
They only failed because it looks like they couldn't get a cellphone to work..

They better catch them fast...

31 posted on 06/29/2007 12:51:30 PM PDT by Dog
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To: Dog
Scotland Yard now says this linked plot has all the hall markings of AQ.
32 posted on 06/29/2007 12:54:42 PM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: CJ Wolf

33 posted on 06/29/2007 12:58:46 PM PDT by rageaholic
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To: Dog
"They only failed because it looks like they couldn't get a cellphone to work.

If true, that's amazing.

34 posted on 06/29/2007 12:59:13 PM PDT by blam (Secure the border and enforce the law)
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To: Pyro7480

They need to have a course in feeding the parking meter at suicide school.


35 posted on 06/29/2007 1:00:25 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Right_in_Virginia; SE Mom; Pyro7480
Update:

Terror Plot Involves Islamic Extremists; Police Have 'Crystal Clear' Picture of Suspect

36 posted on 06/29/2007 1:01:04 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The DemonicRATS believe ....that the best decisions are always made after the fact.)
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To: Pyro7480

CNN has finally mustered the courage to label the 2nd car as “suspiscious”


37 posted on 06/29/2007 1:01:10 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: My Favorite Headache

Ah, it was the Germans!


38 posted on 06/29/2007 1:02:20 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Brian J. Marotta, 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub, (1948-2007) Rest In Peace, our FRiend)
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To: Pyro7480
I thought that all the terrorists would leave Britian alone once the Blair half of Bush/Blair stepped down...thats so weird.
39 posted on 06/29/2007 1:05:11 PM PDT by ljco
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To: Pyro7480

Were there any John Edwards bumper stickers found on the vehicles stating there is no global war on terror?/sarc.


40 posted on 06/29/2007 1:07:09 PM PDT by Goldie Lurks (professional moonbat catcher)
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Brown, whose predecessor's support of the Iraq war provoked anger among Islamic militants, said Britain faced "a serious and continuous threat" and the public needs to be alert at all times.

Being an Infidel is reason enough to get you killed.- tom

41 posted on 06/29/2007 1:09:15 PM PDT by Capt. Tom (Don't confuse the Bushies with the dumb Republicans - Capt. Tom)
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To: Dog
They only failed because it looks like they couldn't get a cellphone to work..

They also failed because they were not willing to die to destroy their target.

The cellphone was only necessary because they insisted on remote detonation.

42 posted on 06/29/2007 1:12:58 PM PDT by wideawake ("Pearl Harbor is America's fault, right, Mommy?" - Ron Paul, age 6, 12/7/1941)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Some pretty alert individuals saved a lot of lives today in the UK..


43 posted on 06/29/2007 1:14:26 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet -Fred'08)
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To: ljco

and London, too....Dont they know that Red Ken LOVES them???


44 posted on 06/29/2007 1:21:09 PM PDT by mpackard (Proud mama of a Sailor.)
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To: Pyro7480; Sidebar Moderator

If this isn’t put in breaking then it would be very helpful to ammend the title of the first car bomb thread to show that another car bomb has been found.

This second finding changes everything. Thank God they didn’t blow.


45 posted on 06/29/2007 1:31:35 PM PDT by Miztiki (My vote will be for the best candidate, but my heart and soul longs for God's Kingdom)
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To: Right_in_Virginia
Scotland Yard now says this linked plot has all the hall markings of AQ.

You don't need Scotland Yard....you all got me...:-)

46 posted on 06/29/2007 1:41:38 PM PDT by Dog
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British police anti-terror chief Peter Clarke said detectives were examining security camera footage

OK, I'll stop ridiculing them for their cameras for a little while.

Police deactivated the explosives ...

Security sources told CNN that the "relatively crude device" found in the first car near Piccadilly Circus contained at least 200 liters, or about 50 gallons, of fuel in canisters.

Clarke said the explosives would have resulted in significant injury and loss of life had they detonated.

What explosives? What would have detonated?? Propane tanks don't detonate. They can cause a gas explosion if they are ruptured. Where were the explosives and what were they?

Something seems wrong here.

47 posted on 06/29/2007 1:42:12 PM PDT by Gorzaloon (Global Warming: A New Kind Of Scientology for the Rest Of Us.)
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To: kidd

You read my mind....


48 posted on 06/29/2007 2:13:12 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Liberals : So open-minded....their brains have all fallen out)
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To: UKrepublican

There was a note on a website frequented by jihadists....

I posted details on one of the threads...


49 posted on 06/29/2007 2:26:13 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The DemonicRATS believe ....that the best decisions are always made after the fact.)
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To: UKrepublican
Here we go:

Was London Bomb Plot Heralded On Web?
Internet Forum Comment From Night Before: "London Shall Be Bombed"

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LONDON, June 29, 2007

CBS) This article was written by CBSNews.com's Tucker Reals.

Quote

"There was no indication that we were going to be attacked this way".

Peter Clarke, Counter-Terrorism commander

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Hours before London explosives technicians dismantled a large car bomb in the heart of the British capital's tourist-rich theater district, a message appeared on one of the most widely used jihadist Internet forums, saying: "Today I say: Rejoice, by Allah, London shall be bombed."

CBS News found the posting, which went on for nearly 300 words, on the "al Hesbah" chat room. It was left by a person who goes by the name abu Osama al-Hazeen, who appears regularly on the forum. The comment was posted on the forum, according to time stamp, at 08:09 a.m. British time on June 28 -- about 17 hours before the bomb was found early on June 29.

Al Hesbah is frequently used by international Sunni militant groups, including al Qaeda and the Taliban, to post propaganda videos and messages in their fight against the West.

There was no way for CBS News to independently confirm any connection between the posting made Thursday night and the car bomb found Friday.

Al-Hazeen's message begins: "In the name of God, the most compassionate, the most merciful. Is Britain Longing for al Qaeda's bombings?"

Al-Hazeen decries the recent knighthood of controversial author Salman Rushdie as a blow felt by all British Muslims. "This 'honoring' came at a crucial time, a time when the whole nation is reeling from the crusaders attacks on all Muslim lands," he said, in an apparent reference to the British role in Iraq.

"We say to Britain: The Emir of al Qaeda, Sheikh Osama, has once threatened you, and he carried out his threats. Today I say: Rejoice, by Allah, London shall be bombed," the message reads.

Speaking at a news conference Friday after the bomb scare in central London, the Metropolitan Police force's Counter-Terrorism Commander Peter Clarke said that officials had "no indication that we were going to be attacked this way".

50 posted on 06/29/2007 2:35:28 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The DemonicRATS believe ....that the best decisions are always made after the fact.)
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