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UK Terror Watch: Flaming Car Rams into Glasgow Airport Part 2;Update – Police Have Made Two More Arrests in Cheshire, England in London, Glasgow Terror Incidents

The blazing Jeep at the doors of Terminal 1 at Glasgow Airport

Flap has opened up a new thread.

The suspect:

BBC: Blazing car crashes into airport

Photo of Glasgow Car Bomber

Man Tackled Driver Video

The latest update in the Glasgow incident:

Sources: 3 suspects in Glasgow airport incident, one dead at scene

(CNN) — Authorities believe there were three people inside a Jeep Cherokee that crashed into an entrance and burst into flames at Glasgow International Airport Saturday, and one of them died at the scene, sources close to the investigation told CNN.

William Rae, chief constable for police in Strathclyde, the province that includes Glasgow, told reporters that two people were arrested at the scene. One was in custody, he said, and a second suffered severe burns and was in critical condition at a hospital.

Sources told CNN the body of the third suspect remained in the Jeep Cherokee, which was still at the airport. (Posted 5:28 p.m.)

Stay tuned……

The Sunday British Press:

Suicide bombers hit British airport

Security staff and police grapple with one of the attackers at the airport

Terror threat ‘critical’ as Glasgow attacked

Terrorists strike Glasgow airport with car ‘firebomb’


More terror as bombers target Glasgow airport

Update 8:05 PM

Two more arrests made in UK Terror Attacks; police are on the move


Police: 2 additional suspects arrested in London, Glasgow terror incidents

LONDON (CNN) — Two people were arrested in Cheshire, England, in connection with a terrorist incident at Glasgow International Airport on Saturday and in the discovery of two explosives-laden cars in London on Friday, Scotland Yard said Sunday.

The arrests came in addition to two people arrested at the scene of the Glasgow incident, in which a sport-utility vehicle drove through an airport terminal entrance and burst into flames. (Posted 7:58 p.m.)

Update 8:39 PM

The Observer:How did car bombers slip through the net?

Lamine Adam, 26, his brother Ibrahim, 20 and Cerie Bullivant, 24

How did car bombers slip through the net?
For months, security services had been expecting a vehicle bomb in London. As the hunt continues, questions arise about whether the attack that came so close could have been stopped long ago

As Jacqui Smith left the Cabinet Office yesterday afternoon, she must have pondered the question most Londoners have over the past 48 hours. How, almost two years after the 7 July attacks, had the capital’s defences almost been breached by terrorists again?

As the manhunt continued for the cell responsible, attention focused on terror suspects on the run from control orders, which will raise fresh questions over the value of the government’s controversial tool for trying to protect the public. Among those being urgently sought are Lamine Adam from London, who, it was alleged during the Crevice terror trial, discussed attacking a night club. His brother Ibrahim, 20, and Cerie Bullivant, 24, have also escaped their control orders and are now said to be ‘people of interest’ to the police.

Others being sought are Zeeshan Siddiqui, 26, who, it was alleged also during the Crevice trial, has links to members of a cell jailed for plotting fertiliser bomb attacks in the south-east of England and which ihad connections to Dhiren Barot. Barot, who was jailed last year, created the ‘gas limo’ project, using bombs powered by gas canisters, that was approved by senior al-Qaeda figures.

Other suspects include Bestun Salim, who vanished from his Manchester flat last summer and is alleged to have links to Ansar al-Islam, a group linked to the Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Iraq’s most notorious insurgent leader, who was killed in a US airstrike last year.

Are any of those arrested, these guys? Like Flap mentioned yesterday……..

Update 8:48 PM

 The Latest summary from CNN:

4 now in custody in connection with terrorist incidents in Glasgow, London

LONDON (CNN) — Two people were arrested in connection with terrorist incidents in Glasgow, and London, bringing the total number of people in custody to four, Scotland Yard said early Sunday.
The arrests were made in the northern England town of Cheshire, police said. No further details were immediately available.

On Saturday, a sport-utility vehicle drove into an entrance at the Glasgow International Airport and burst into flames. On Friday, two explosives-laden cars were discovered at two locations in London. Glasgow police had said Saturday night the occurrences were linked. Authorities had earlier told CNN they believed the crash in Scotland was directly linked to the same people involved in the London incident or think it is a copycat attack.

The airport incident, at a terminal check-in area about 3:15 p.m. Saturday, sparked panic at the scene and prompted increases in airport security worldwide. The British government raised the national threat level to critical, the highest level — meaning attacks are considered imminent.

Two men in the Jeep Cherokee were arrested at the scene, said William Rae, chief constable for police in Strathclyde, the province that includes Glasgow. One suffered severe burns and was taken to a hospital, where he was in critical condition. (Posted 8:14 p.m.)

Stay tuned……

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