Uk counter-terrorism officers secretly recorded an alleged ISIS-inspired terror cell in Barking last month discussing a plan to use a van and a knife in a terrorist attack.
A friend of one of the terrorists claimed he reported the man to authorities, however; law enforcement didn’t arrest the man nor confiscate his passport.
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Saturday, London was hit with several Islamic terror attacks. 7 people have died and up to 48 are injured.
Counter-terrorism officers secretly recorded an alleged Isil-inspired terror cell in Barking last month discussing how to use YouTube to plot a van and knife attack in London.
The investigators were monitoring the alleged extremist cell in the east London borough weeks before Saturday night’s attack in the capital,which left seven dead and 48 injured. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
On Sunday police arrested 12 people, among them seven women – all of them in Barking and other parts of east London, where at least one of Saturday’s killers was believed to have lived. Those arrested were aged from 19 to 60.
Officers revealed that they fired an “unprecedented” 50 bullets at the attackers, who wore fake suicide belts to maximise panic and fear. Now The Daily Telegraph has learnt that police had been monitoring an extremist cell in that area since March.
An unnamed friend of one of the terrorists claimed he had reported the man to the police anti-terrorist hotline after he became radicalised by watching extremist videos on YouTube. He said the attacker had listened to hate speeches by the infamous American Islamist Ahmad Musa Jibril.
A neighbour of one of the suspected attackers claimed she had reported him to Barking police two years ago, after he began “brainwashing” her children at a local park. She said she had confronted him after her two children came home and said “Mummy I want to become a Muslim.”
The citizens of the UK have virtually no way of protecting themselves from Muslim invaders wishing to do them harm. They do not own firearms and the authorities don’t take the threats as seriously as they should. Saturday’s terror attacks in London were the direct result of open borders and political correctness.