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Britain considers soldiers to protect energy facilities

Britain is considering deploying soldiers to help guard key energy installations against the threat of terrorist attack, the Home Office said. Following a report in early editions of Sunday’s News of the World newspaper, the department said they were reviewing security arrangements for oil, gas and electricity plants and pipelines. But a spokesman said the review was not in response to any specific threat. However, the weekly claimed the move was in response to intelligence received by Britain’s domestic security service MI5 of “al-Qaeda plans to blow them up” but did not quote sources. Full Story

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