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Olympics: Missiles May Be Deployed At Six Sites

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Surface-to-air missiles could be deployed at six sites across London to prevent any aerial terror attacks on Olympic venues during this summer's Games, the Ministry of Defence has said. Officials are consulting with residents and housing associations at several locations - including two apartment blocks - in the capital.The rooftops Lexington House in Bow, Tower Hamlets, and the Fred Wigg Tower in Waltham Forest, both in east London, have been identified as potential sites to host the weapons, capable of shooting down aircraft.
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