London police make multiple arrests in July 21 failed bombings case

London police make multiple arrests in July 21 failed bombings case

[JURIST] London police, reportedly using flash grenades, raided two apartment blocks in Notting Hill Friday making several arrests related to the failed July 21 London subway and bus bombings [JURIST report]. Police would not elaborate as to who was arrested, but British news media say that at least two of the three men still being sought for the attempted bombings have been arrested [Sky report]. AP has more.

12:35 PM ET – AP is reporting that in Rome, Somali Osman Hussain, believed to be the fourth suspect in the bombings, was also arrested Friday. AP has more.

2:32 PM ET – AP is reporting that London police have said they will ask Italy to extradite terror suspect Osman Hussain, arrested in Rome earlier today. Read the transcript of a London Metropolitan Police press conference on the arrests.