Every armed police officer in London will be deployed to help patrol New Year’s Eve celebrations, amid a warning that European capitals were at risk of a terror attack.
There was no specific information that London was being targeted.
“Our plans are purely precautionary and not as a result of any specific intelligence,” a Metropolitan Police spokesperson said.
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The Telegraph reported that Scotland Yard had canceled leave for more than 2,000 armed officers — the first time it has taken such a step for New Year. It has happened before for events such as the 2012 London Olympics. Read more…More about Uk, London, Police, Terror, and Us World

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