Wednesday, May 22, 2013
LONDON SOLDIER BEHEADED BY MACHETE-WIELDING ATTACKERS SHOUTING 'ALLAHU AKHBAR'
May 22st, 2013 -PERSON DEAD WITHOUT A HEAD CONFIRMED FOR BRITISH SOLIDER. TWO SOMALIANS CRITICALLY INJURED.
One man is reported dead and two others injured amid reports of a shooting incident close to the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich this afternoon.One witness reported seeing a man beheaded in the street in an attack by two men.
The report also said that police officers opened fire after the attack in John Wilson Street in Woolwich.
There were reports that shots were fired after an apparent sword attack near the army base.
Pictures posted on Twitter appear to show two men lying on the road in Woolwich.
The air ambulance landed at the scene and paramedics treated victims in the street.
David Dixon, the head of Mulgrave Primary School, told the BBC that he walked out of the school gates and saw a body lying in the street. "We shut all the gates and made sure all the children were inside," he said.
Mr Dixon also confirmed hearing gunshots.
The Metropolitan police would only say officers had been called to reports of ‘an assault’ on John Wilson Street.
Wellington Street has been sealed off and an air ambulance has arrived on the scene.
John Wilson Street is currently shut in both directions between Artillery Place and New Ferry Approach.
Twitter user Boya Dee writes an account of the incident online. These details have not yet been verified.
He wrote: 'Ohhhhh myyyy God!!!! I just see a man with his head chopped off right in front of my eyes!
'Oh my God!!!! The way Feds took them out!!! It was a female police officer she come out the whip and just started bussssin shots!!
'Mate ive seen alot of s*** im my time but that has to rank sumwhere in the top 3. I couldnt believe my eyes. That was some movie s***.'
The two black bredas run this white guy over over then hop out the car and start chopping mans head off with machete!!
'People were asking whyyy whyyy they were just saying we've had enough! They looked like they were on sutn! Then they start waving a recolver
'Then boydem turn up!! Woolwich feds didnt want it... They had to wait for armed response.. Helicopters everyting...
'Then thats how u know they were on sutn cos they actually went for armed feds with just two machete and an old rusty lookin revolver
'The first guy goes for the female fed with the machete and she not even ramping she took man out like robocop never seen nutn like it
'Then the next breda try buss off the rusty 45 and it just backfires and blows mans finger clean off... Feds didnt pet to just take him out!!
'These times i was just going to the shop for some fruit and veg and i see all that!' - https://twitter.com/BOYADEE
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