London police arrest seven more bomb suspects

[JURIST] A spokesperson for the London Metropolitan Police [official website] said Sunday that they have made seven more arrests of individuals believed to have been involved in the July 21 London bombing attempts [JURIST report]. The arrests were made during raids on two buildings in Brighton, England. Meanwhile police in Italy have also detained a second brother of Osman Hussain, the main suspect taken into custody [JURIST report] for the botched bombings, for allegedly destroying documents. Hussain's lawyer said in an interview with Italian news agency ANSA [official website in Italian] Sunday that his client told him the bombs were only meant to draw attention, not kill, and were set off in protest of the war in Iraq. AP has more.

 

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