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Terror attack in London?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by wicked, May 22, 2013.

  1. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    That's what David Cameron is calling the killing of a man identified in multiple media reports (I know, I know) as a British service member.


    Chilling footage out there of a purported suspect calmly holding a machete in his hand.
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    I breathlessly await the discussion on meat cleaver control that is sure to break out here.
  3. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    On the bright side, the two barbarians were gunned down by police.

  4. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Media get the interview before the police get them. Wait wut?
  5. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    British cops don't carry guns so they probably had to ask to borrow a few before they could shoot this guy.
  6. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    What strikes me in that video is the people who appear to be non-chalantly milling around the sidewalks behind the guy. And who is filming this interview anyways?

    Wouldn't you expect folks standing near a homicidal madman who just chopped a man to death and is still wielding the weaponry to be reacting with a wee bit more alarm? Very weird footage.
  7. Mr7134

    Mr7134 Member

    Your average British policeman walking a beat doesn't carry a gun. That doesn't mean that the British police don't have guns. As it was in London, I assume that the suspects were shot by SO19 officers. SO019 have a shit load of guns.

  8. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    You should try having a clue what you're talking about. It's all the rage.
  9. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    You and Mr7134 shouldn't be such fucking humorless fuckwits and recognize a fucking joke when you see one.
  10. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    Jokes are funny.
  11. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Here's part of it. But I think it was a passer-by with a cell camera.


    It's the oddest thing, the guys were just hanging out after the attack. They were holding knives and machetes and were talking to witnesses and bystanders. And nobody seemed concerned that they might kill more people.
  12. britwrit

    britwrit Well-Known Member

    You sometimes get such a sense of disconnect on the streets of London that it might as well be a David Lynch film.

    Seriously, if I hadn't seen the attack itself, I would have walked right on by ("humm... drunk guy lying unconscious in the road.... some other guy - South London, respect Bro! - ranting on tediously to his buddies... nope, nothing new...")
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