These British ministers are ignoring the likelihood that even if the perpetrators were foreign, they very likely received aid and comfort from British Muslims. From the Telegraph, “‘Foreign terrorist cell’ was behind London bombings,” .
Police were last night searching for a foreign-based Islamic terrorist cell after it was disclosed that three of the four bombs that hit London last Thursday exploded “almost simultaneously”.
Ministers now believe that the bombings – which left at least 49 people dead in Britain’s worst terrorist attack – were the work of a “very, very small number” of individuals who arrived from mainland Europe or North Africa on false passports within the past six months.
The authorities are braced for more atrocities as part of what they fear will be a campaign of terror by an active Islamic cell – although they believe that other European capitals are equally at risk.
The immediate investigation centres on King’s Cross after transport police said that all three Tube bombs exploded within 50 seconds at around 8.50am, on trains that had stopped at its underground station within the previous 10 minutes.
One investigator said: “It is likely the terrorists were together initially before going their separate ways. This theory has the most credence.”…