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Police search homes in bomb probe

16-09-2005

Ananova:

Police are searching properties in the city where two of the July 7 suicide bombers lived.

Officers from West Yorkshire and the Metropolitan Police forces were carrying out the searches in Leeds as part of their investigation into the London bombings, which killed 52 innocent people.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "At midnight on September 13, officers from the Anti-Terrorist Branch, supported by officers from West Yorkshire Police, executed search warrants at a combined residential and business premises in South Yorkshire.

"Searches remain ongoing. No arrests have been made.

"This is in connection with the terrorist attack in London on July 7."

Sources said the "combined residential and business premises" consisted of two shops and a flat.

Bus bomber Hasib Mir Hussain, 18, lived in the Leeds district of Holbeck. He blew himself up on the Number 30 bus in Tavistock Square, killing 13 people.

Aldgate bomber Shehzad Tanweer, 22, lived with his parents in the Beeston area of Leeds and was responsible for killing seven people on the London Underground.

Edgware Road Tube bomber Mohammad Sidique Khan, 30, is widely believed to be the ringleader of the suicide cell and killed six people.

Earlier this month, a chilling suicide message was shown for the first time on Arab TV station al-Jazeera in which Khan claimed the British public were to blame for the terror attacks.


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