British Threat Level: Critical

by Steve on August 10, 2006

LONDON (AP) – British authorities thwarted a terrorist plot to blow up several aircraft mid-flight between the United States and Britain using explosives smuggled in hand luggage, officials said Thursday.

Heathrow airport was closed to most European flights this morning and the US government has raised its alert status to the highest level for inbound air traffic from Britain. Michelle has more with plenty of links.

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