Same 2 Men Suspected in Airport, Car Bombings

Officials were on trail before Glasgow attack
By Caroline Miller,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 2, 2007 8:53 AM CDT
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(Newser) – The two men who rammed a flaming Jeep into a Glasgow airport terminal Saturday are suspected of being the same people who parked two explosives-packed cars in London the day before, sources tell CNN. One is a doctor who is being treated for severe burns in the hospital where he worked. Authorities were already on the trail of the suspects before the Glasgow attack, they disclosed today, after the cars in London yielded productive leads.

The Guardian reports that phone records led to a real estate office in Paisley, Scotland, which police contacted 10 minutes before the Glasgow incident. Police and security services say they think an Al-Qaeda-like cell of at least eight members is behind the crude car bombs. Two more suspects were arrested today, bringing the total to seven. (Read more Glasgow Airport stories.)