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In London, prevented an attempt on Elizabeth II

- November 08, 2014

In London, prevented an attempt on Elizabeth II

British police averted an attempt on the Queen Elizabeth II and arrested four Islamists. The attack was to occur on November 7 at the ceremony marking the end of the first world war. The News reported the British press.

According to the newspaper, The Sun, the terrorists had planned to attack the Queen with a knife at the Royal Albert Hall. Probably they had firearms.

As a result, Scotland Yard arrested four suspects, ranging in age from 19 to 27 years. In addition, police conducted a series of raids in West London and the County of Buckinghamshire. According to Western media, the youngest of the suspects, 19-year-old Yusuf said-was arrested at his mother's home. He had just returned from Pakistan. The most senior was detained in Sautholle, and two others in Uxbridge and Hounslow. All were interrogated at a police station in London.

According to sources, Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron was aware of the intended assassination. However, Buckingham Palace decided not to cancel participation in the celebrations of the Queen.
 
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