Anti-terror unit in Woolwich probe




Scotland Yard’s top officer tonight confirmed two men had been arrested after a man was butchered in broad daylight on the streets of London.

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said officers from the counter-terrorist unit were leading the investigation into the “shocking and horrific” Woolwich murder.

He said: “It is hard to comprehend the shocking and horrific scenes we have seen this afternoon on a busy street as Londoners went about their day as normal.

“We have launched a murder investigation, being led by the Counter Terrorism Command. Two men have been arrested in connection with that murder.”

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