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Incident on London Bridge - Police shots fired

Discussion in 'off topic' started by lordsummit, Nov 29, 2019.

  1. lordsummit

    lordsummit Moderator

  2. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Sky reporting a man shot dead after stabbing others on bridge.
     
  3. bob

    bob pfm Member

    Another man detained the BBC reporting.
     
  4. cooky1257

    cooky1257 pfm Member

    London incident. Someone will be along in a minute saying I told you so....
     
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  5. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    I said many weeks ago that the MSM is actually now Social Media & it is far more 'dangerous' than other channels. People are obsessed with the BBC but they are veritable saints compared to 'online'.
     
  6. Sue Pertwee-Tyr

    Sue Pertwee-Tyr pfm Member

    While I’d agree, there’s just been another one so it’s just a little bit harder to rule it out as fvkwittery at the moment.
     
  7. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Any idea if it is Islamist, Brexiter, or just random nut-job?
     
  8. Alex S

    Alex S pfm Member

    Police not saying at this time. My daughter was in London Bridge. She’s fine but spooked obviously.
     
  9. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    There’s a fair bit of footage on Twitter of the attacker being restrained (apparently by the public, one of which removed a very large knife) and then the police arriving and appearing to have shot the person on the ground, but obviously no way to tell motive, context or anything beyond this. Sadly knife crime isn’t at all rare in That London at present, so could be anything really.
     
  10. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

  11. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    The BBC is reporting that a man has been shot by Police on London Bridge. There are reports of other people having been injured. They are "treating it as they would if it were a terrorist attack as a precaution" which is not to say that they think it is at this stage.

    Others are free to draw their own conclusions of course.
     
  12. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

  13. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Film of attacker wrestling with man on ground, police pull the man away from his attacker then shoot him dead.
     
  14. The Chronicals

    The Chronicals Disruptor

    Well its pretty chaotic here even a mile or so away from the bridge. Police sirens going mental.
     
  15. cooky1257

    cooky1257 pfm Member

    The fukwitery is the notion that its the Saudis mobilising an ISIS sleeper cell to get Boris elected....
     
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  16. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    A number of people have been stabbed, one man has been shot by Police.
     
  17. andrew d

    andrew d pfm Member

    Just arrived home on a Boris bike. I was at Blackfriars, less than half a mile away. So many police vehicles racing in all directions, lots of helicopter noise.
     
  18. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    Police confirm it to be terrorist related. The man who was shot is dead. The area is locked down by Police.
     
  19. Rockmeister

    Rockmeister pfm Member

    Que? I just rejoined this thread after a few days off and appear to have strayed into a rejected james bond plot :)
     
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  20. cutting42

    cutting42 Heading to Fish Hacker Erg \o/

    The man shot was wearing a fake suicide vest
     

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