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Islamic State claims responsibility for London subway attack that injured 29; terror threat ‘critical’

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Los Angeles Times quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on the recent London subway terrorist attack.

“This was an attack on London’s transportation infrastructure, and it doesn’t seem to be an opportunity attack — someone had the time to gather resources and build the device,” said Erroll Southers, director of USC’s Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies program.

“Trains are open and a vulnerable system. It is a soft target. It is likely to encourage more copycat attacks, and it’s also going to require an extraordinary level of security to deter these things from happening.”

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