UK threat level lowered to 'severe'


Published: 2017-09-17 19:31

Last Updated: 2017-09-17 22:33

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced on Sunday that the United Kingdom’s terror threat level was lowered from “critical”, its highest level, to “severe”.

This means an attack is no longer imminent but still highly likely.

The level had been following Friday’s terrorist attack on a London Tube train.


This article is an edited translation from the Arabic Edition