British police raided a terror cell in London connected to last night’s London Bridge Terror Attack.
Twelve people, including four women, were arrested at the same apartment block where one of the three attackers lived. Shots were fired as police raided the complex this morning in east London.
Today ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement that said the three men were a “squadron of fighters from the Islamic State.” The extent of ISIS involvement with the local terror cell is unknown and the terrorists’ names have not been released to the public.
Via Daily Mail:
One of the jihadis who terrorised London with two assailants before being shot dead by police tricked his neighbours into believing he was a nice guy by playing football with their children on the nearby green.
Secretly, he was harbouring a destructive hatred and frequently changing his appearance in preparation of unleashing a deadly attack on the capital city during which seven people died and up to 50 were injured last night.
The killer, who MailOnline is not naming because of operational reasons on the request of the police, lived in a block of flats in Barking and also played table tennis with youngsters.
A neighbour told MailOnline the man who was pictured in an Arsenal shirt lying dead on the street outside the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market near London Bridge was a father of at least two children. Read more…