3 More Arrested in UK Soldier Slaying
Detained on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 25, 2013 4:19 PM CDT
A couple prays outside the Woolwich Barracks in London in response to the bloody attack on Wednesday.   (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran)

(Newser) – British police today arrested three more suspects in connection with the savage killing of an off-duty soldier that has raised fresh concerns about terrorism. Scotland Yard said counter-terrorism officers arrested two men, aged 24 and 28, at a residential address in southeast London. A third man, 21, was arrested separately on a London street at the same time. Police said they used a stun gun on two of the suspects. All three were detained on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

Officers have already detained several others in connection with the murder. The two main suspects, aged 22 and 28, were shot by police who arrived at the scene minutes later. They are under guard in two separate hospitals. Three other people were arrested Thursday in connection with the probe. Two women were released without charge, and a 29-year-old man has been bailed pending further questioning. Another man was arrested on suspicion of unspecified terrorism offenses late Friday immediately after he gave a BBC interview detailing the background of one of the main suspects.

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Ivan_the_Gypsy
May 26, 2013 12:14 AM CDT
After the infestation by rag heads they start trying to control them? It's like finding a coakroach. You have to call the extermibnator before they build a nest in your house and get rid of them. USA and Europe have let their countries get infested with rah heads and now it's out of control. And to think some Europeans are worried about a few Romany groups living around them who don't kill people with a mad dog illogic for a mythical spook they call Allah.
trebor171
May 25, 2013 11:09 PM CDT
Get hard on these terrorists. But be careful to not just harass every middle eastern person. I'm sure Scotland Yard is being thorough. Let it be a lesson for American law enforcement. You don't have to molly coddle the bad guys.
RLM357
May 25, 2013 11:04 PM CDT
Maybe, just Maybe, the World will awaken to the THREAT that the Cult of Islam presents! This vermin must be eradicated starting with their EMAMS that preach hatred to the Youths in their cults. The Imams sit back and allow the encouraged fools to carry out their threats and mayhem worldwide. They Hid behind others to do their bidding. Death to All NON-INFIDELS (using their battle cry against them). ~Rick Magee, FL MOLON LABE !