Britain says attack expected imminently

August 10, 2006

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain raised its security threat level
to “critical” on Thursday, which means it expects an attack
imminently, after a police said they had foiled a plot to blow
up aircraft.

The Home Office Web Site showed the rating had been raised
to “critical” from “severe” earlier on Thursday. Britain has a
five level rating for security threats, ranging from low to
critical, which is the highest level.

Source: reuters

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