Media: the British special services have prevented an attempt on Teresa may
TASS, 6 Dec. The UK security detained two men who planned to assassinate the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa may.
On 6 December, reported the newspaper the Independent, citing the head of the head of the British counterintelligence service MI-5, Andrew Parker.
According to her, Parker told about the foiled attack in the report to Cabinet on 4 December. Two men were arrested during anti-terrorism raids in London and Birmingham last week, they were charged with terrorism. The suspects had planned to place explosive devices at an entrance to the office of the head of British government in Downing street, and then attack Mei with knives. The detainees will appear before the court on 6 December.
The head of MI-5 also informed the Ministers that in the past year the secret service had prevented nine terrorist attacks.