UK Terrorists Plan Ambulance Suicide Attacks


 
 

| Tuesday, July 1, 2008


LONDON -- Islamist terror groups are mulling purchase of ambulances and phased-out police cars in a bid to carry out suicide attacks in UK, according to the country's intelligence agency MI5.

In a report to chief constables with the British police, MI5's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre has warned that terrorists linked to Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida outfit might import the tactic already used by fundamentalists in Iraq and Israel, the Sunday Times said in a report. Every year, dozens of police cars, ambulances and fire engines are sold in Britain. Some are fully marked and can be bought for as little as 1,500.

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