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Islamists Warn of Royal Wedding Terror Attack

UK foreign policy makes wedding a legitimate target, extremists warn
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 28, 2011 1:43 AM CDT
Islamists Warn of Royal Wedding Terror Attack
An engineer exits a manhole cover near Big Ben during security preparations yesterday.   (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

(Newser) – The royal wedding is a "legitimate target" for terrorists and Muslims should stay out of central London tomorrow, warns a radical Muslim group in Britain. The leader of Muslims Against Crusades—whose application to protest outside the wedding was rejected—says he doesn't have any inside knowledge of an attack and he is merely repeating existing warnings, the Telegraph reports. "There is a legitimate Islam opinion that those who have been attacked have the right to retaliate," he says.

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"We urge all Muslims to stay away from the royal wedding, not only because of the drinking, drug taking and sexual promiscuity, but because of the likelihood of an attack by the Mujahideen," added the leader, who apparently believes Westminster Abbey is a den of hedonism. Thousands of police and soldiers will be in the area tomorrow for the ceremony, and authorities have promised that any attempt to disrupt the big day will be met with a "robust and decisive" response. (Read more royal wedding stories.)

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