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Filuwaúrdjan
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« on: July 09, 2005, 03:19:15 pm »

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Police in Birmingham in the Midlands are evacuating the city centre.
Earlier they issued a warning they had received intelligence suggesting a threat to the area.

"Our response needs to be proportionate in the action we're taking and in informing the public," a spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said.

Police are now closing down the Birmingham Broad street entertainment zone and asking people to go home. A statement will be released shortly.
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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2005, 03:53:50 pm »

Helicopters have been hovering over the area since about 8 PM. No vehicles are being allowed to move.
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2005, 03:54:48 pm »

MSNBC is reporting that there were several threats.
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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2005, 04:28:33 pm »

I've heard that the police have done some controlled explosions. Maybe they found something.
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2005, 04:32:58 pm »

I've heard that the police have done some controlled explosions. Maybe they found something.

I've not heard that, but if that's the case then yes, I think they would have found something
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2005, 04:56:25 pm »

Let's hope that this is just (understandable) panic.
Fingers crossed...
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« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2005, 05:09:29 pm »

The next terrorist attack in Europe by the same type of group is going to be in another country.
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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2005, 05:11:20 pm »

The next terrorist attack in Europe by the same type of group is going to be in another country.

Finally we agree.
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« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2005, 01:48:01 am »

Panic over, Thank God
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