A day after two terrorists bombs in London, England … terrorism strikes Glasgow as an SUV on fires drives into the Glasgow Airport. Two men have been arrested after their Jeep Cherokee rammed the airport.
Two men rammed a flaming Jeep Cherokee into the main terminal of Glasgow airport Saturday, crashing into the glass doors at the entrance in what police are treating as a potential terror attack linked to the two car bombs found in London, Scottish Police Chief Constable Willie Rae said.
Hours after the Glasgow attack, Britain raised its security alert to “critical” — the highest level possible and an indication that terrorist attacks are imminent. U.S. airports increased safety precautions. (Fox News)
One the eve of the 4th of July holiday in the United States following the terrorism attempts in London and Glasgow, there will be tighter security at US Airports.
Prime Minister Brown: ‘Be United, Resolute And Strong’
Gordon Brown has warned the British people to be vigilant and told them to remain “united, resolute and strong”.
The UK is now at its highest threat level – meaning further attacks are expected “imminently”. (SKY News)
Bloggers covering the terrorism taking place across The Pond:
The Gateway Pundit: The travelers shouted, “Let him burn!” as one of the flaming terrorists tried to flee from the scene of the blast.
Hot Air: Scottish cops believe incident is linked to car bomb plot
Jawa Report: Must be those damn rightwing Christians again.
Black Five: England … Yesterday was interesting, today just upped the ante. Be careful out there
Blogs of War: it’s obvious that people are still shocked by this. As if it’s truly unexpected when it most certainly shouldn’t be.
Little Green Footballs: Attack on Glasgow Airport
UPDATE I: U.K. Police Make 5th Terror Arrest
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) – Police searched several houses near Glasgow’s airport and made a fifth arrest Sunday in connection with a fiery attack on its main terminal and foiled car bombings in London, which the prime minister suggested were carried out by terrorists linked to al-Qaida.
The terrorist threat that Britain faces is “long-term and sustained,” Prime Minister Gordon Brown said in a nationally televised interview. It is clear, he said, “that we are dealing, in general terms, with people who are associated with al-Qaida.”