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Terror plot unfolded in uk

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    [FONT=&quot]TWELVE terror suspects being grilled last night are feared to have been plotting a Mumbai-style massacre targeting Christmas crowds in CARDIFF. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Five were seized in the Welsh capital - as police swooped on three each in London and Stoke-on-Trent and one in Birmingham. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Met Police assistant commissioner John Yates - Britain's most senior counter-terror cop - said: "Action was necessary to ensure public safety." [​IMG][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Cops smashed the feared terror "spectacular" after whispers leaked out on FACEBOOK that Cardiff was on the brink of a bloodbath. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Terrified pals were already warning each other via the social networking website to steer clear of the centre when 12 men were seized in dawn swoops there and in other cities. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]One club owner in the Welsh capital revealed: "It went around that a police officer had warned his daughter not to go out to a Christmas party. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]"The rumour was that terrorists had been filming bars and shopping centres to plan targets." [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Nick Beckett, general manager of the huge Queens Arcade, said: "It has been very worrying. Rumours were rife Cardiff was a target." [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Last night the seized suspects - all with links to Pakistan and neighbouring Bangladesh - were being grilled over a plot to ape the Mumbai massacre in India that left more than 170 people dead two years ago. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Cardiff ... five arrested. All of Bangladeshi origin The men are thought to have been under surveillance for weeks. Cops eavesdropping on terrorist "chatter" decided to act as it reached a frenzy. A police source confirmed whatever was being planned had been "very close". [/FONT]