British police shoot woman, arrest six in counter-terrorism operation

Forensic Officers examine items left on the pavement after police lead away a man following an incident in Whitehall, Westminster, Central London, Britain, 27 April 2017.
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By Global News, April 27, 2017 

British counter-terrorism police said on Friday they had thwarted an active plot after a woman was shot during an armed raid on a house in north London in the second major security operation in the British capital in the space of a few hours.

Armed counter-terrorism officers using tear gas stormed a house in the Willesden area of the capital on Thursday evening which had been under surveillance, shooting a woman in her 20s. She is said to be in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Asked if police had foiled an active plot, Neil Basu, Senior National Coordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing, replied: “Yes.”

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