#TrueNews : Epic fails of Interior Security services are revealed after several terrorist attack in United Kingdom !

Security services missed vital clues in the days leading up to several of the terror atrocities that have hit Britain this year, it has been revealed.
London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt had been hiding in plain sight, even appearing on TV documentary The Jihadi Next Door. He is pictured, third from the left, in the back row

London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt had been hiding in plain sight, even appearing on TV documentary The Jihadi Next Door. He is pictured, third from the left, in the back row

It is now thought that 35 lives could have been saved at Manchester, London Bridge and Westminster if police had correctly acted on intelligence.

Detectives had intelligence about Manchester bomber Salman Abedi in the months before his attack killed 22 adults and children outside an Ariana Grande concert, David Anderson QC found.

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was flagged up to security services before his attack killed 22 people including children at an Ariana Grande concert

The information would have caused an investigation into him to be opened 'had its true significance been properly understood', the review said. 

It also emerged that a meeting to discuss Abedi's threat level was due to be held a week after he carried out his deadly bombing.

The review also revealed that London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt was being actively investigated by security services at the time of his attack and Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood scoped out the bridge days before he drove a car along its pavement, killing tourists.

The review, published today, discloses that three terrorists involved in four attacks that hit Britain between March and June this year had at some point been on authorities ' radar. 

Manchester attacker Abedi was identified by a 'data-washing exercise' as falling within a small number of former subjects of interest who merited further consideration.

However, a meeting scheduled to consider the results of this process had not been held at the time of the bombing. It was due to take place a week later.

Reviewer Mr Anderson says: 'It is conceivable that the Manchester attacks in particular might have been averted had the cards fallen differently.' 

An opportunity was also missed to place Abedi on 'ports action' after he travelled to Libya in April. Despite the issues raised, MI5 says the attack would not have been thwarted had more investigation been carried out.

Attacks at Westminster, Manchester, London Bridge, and Finsbury Park killed and injured dozens of people between March and June this year.

MI5 and police launched independent reviews to examine what was known about the terrorists before they struck and the review of those investigations was published today. 

Khuram Butt, who led the three-strong gang behind the London Bridge van and knife attack in June, was the principal subject of an MI5 investigation from mid-2015 until the date of the deadly assault.

Butt was also tracked by Operation Hawthorn, but that was suspended due to lack of resources. The Operation was resumed on the day he attacked.

The report stated: 'From mid-2015 until the date of the attack, Khuram Butt was the principal subject of Operation Hawthorn, an MI5 investigation which was opened following information suggesting that he aspired to conduct an attack in the UK.'

'From late 2015 to early 2016 there was no further indication of attack-planning, and Khuram Butt appeared to be disengaging from former associates in ALM (banned organisation Al-Muhajiroun). His focus seemed to be moving towards overseas travel, including potentially to Syria to fight with Daesh (ISIS).'

'On 21 March 2017, prior to the Westminster attack on the following day, investigation of Khuram Butt was suspended. Investigation of the other SOIs (subjects of interest) investigated under the operation had been suspended the previous week due to resourcing constraints brought on by a large number of P1 (high priority) investigations.'

The report says material relating to Butt received in the two weeks prior to the attack added little to the intelligence picture and did not identify activity that led up to the attack.

Another of the London Bridge gang, Youssef Zaghba, was placed on an EU warning list in March last year.

However, Italian authorities placed him on the database under a marker identifying him as being subject to checks for serious crime rather than one which would have led to him being automatically identified as a national security risk.

It was also revealed that, in June 2016, MI5 received an inquiry from Italian authorities about Zaghba but the agency has no record of responding - 'noting by way of possible explanation that it arrived in the incorrect mailbox'.

The request was not chased up by Italian officials.

'The story is not a happy one, but, as MI5 points out, even if the request had been actioned, it would have resulted in a nil return,' the report adds.

Zaghba, and the third London Bridge attacker, Rachid Redouane, were never investigated by MI5.

Outlining the review findings, Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the Commons: 'Based on the MI5 and police reviews, David Anderson explains that in the case of the Westminster attack, Khalid Masood was a closed subject of interest at the time of the attack.

'Neither MI5 nor the police had any reason to anticipate the attack.

'Regarding the Manchester Arena attack, Salman Abedi was also a closed subject of interest at the time of the attack, and so not under active investigation.

'In early 2017, MI5 nonetheless received intelligence on him, which was assessed as not being related to terrorism. In retrospect, the intelligence can be seen to be highly relevant.

'Had an investigation been reopened at the time, it cannot be known whether Abedi's plans could have been stopped. MI5 assess that it would have been unlikely.

'Across the attacks, including Manchester Arena, David Anderson notes that MI5 and CT policing got a great deal right.

'However, in relation to Manchester, he also commented that, quote, 'it is conceivable that the attack might have been averted had the cards fallen differently'.'

Ms Rudd went on to say: 'In the case of London Bridge, Khuram Butt was an active subject of interest who had been under investigation since mid-2015.

'A number of different investigative means were deployed against him, but they did not reveal his plans.

'His two conspirators had never been investigated by MI5 or CT policing.

'In regards to Finsbury Park, neither MI5 nor the police had any intelligence about this attack.

'Taken as a whole, MI5 and CT policing conclude they could not, quote, 'find any key moments where different decisions would have made it likely that they could have stopped any of the attacks'.'

Khalid Masood, 52, killed five people and injured nearly 50 when he drove a hired 4x4 along the pavement of Westminster Bridge before stabbing a policeman outside Parliament. 

Masood (right) was a low level criminal who racked up a number of convictions while growing up in Kent and Sussex.

But he changed his name from Adrian Ajao to Masood and was rarely seen by his family after a 2003 prison sentence for a violent attack.

Instead he moved into an area of Luton known for its extremism and was alleged listed as a contact for a website which slammed Christians and Jews urged 'war' against 'the enemy of Allah'.

It emerged today he was known to police and MI5 for association with extremists.

But he was a closed subject of interest at the time of the atrocity in March, and intelligence officers and police had no reason to anticipate his murderous actions, according to the report.

It also reveals how in the days prior to the attack, Masood conducted reconnaissance of Westminster Bridge in person and online, and browsed YouTube for videos relating to terrorism.

Minutes before he struck, the terrorist shared a 'Jihad document' with numerous WhatsApp contacts.

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