Published: Wed, May 24, 2017
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

British police say military to guard key London sites


Soldiers will replace armed police at many sites under Operation Temperer, which is being enacted after security experts warned the Government that another terrorist attack could be imminent.

Amber Rudd, the home secretary, said this morning that the use of the armed forces was... The team, trained in shoot-to-kill, is on standby in Manchester to help the police if needed.

Armed troops will be deployed to guard "key locations" such as Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, the Palace of Westminster and embassies, Scotland Yard said.

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Commander Jane Connors, leading the London policing operation, said: 'We will do all we can to protect the capital that we serve at this unsettling time.

A total of 22 people were killed and almost 60 injured when a suicide bomber targeted a concert hall in Manchester, described as the worst terror attack in Britain for more than a decade.

Police are trying to determine whether suicide bomber Salman Abedi acted alone when he set off his explosives at the end of a pop concert at a Manchester arena.

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