Terrorists In Woolwich Were “Known” To Security Services

The two terror suspects being held under armed guard at hospitals in London were both known to security services, Government sources say.

The men – who were apparently assessed by MI5 as not posing a threat requiring “immediate intervention” – were arrested following the hacking to death of a serving soldier in the street in Woolwich, southeast London.

Sky’s crime correspondent Martin Brunt said one suspect had been identified as Michael Adeboloja, a 28-year-old Londoner of Nigerian descent.

Police investigating the attack have been searching an address in Greenwich and another in Lincolnshire, believed to be connected to Adeboloja.

Brunt added: “We believe it is his father’s house that is being searched by Lincolnshire Police on behalf of counter-terrorism command at Scotland Yard.”

Relatives of the dead soldier are believed to have been informed and his identity is expected to be released later today. A post mortem is being carried out on the body.

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