Trump calls for internet to be cut off for terrorists

Kristopher Drake
September 16, 2017

Just like he did during the London Bridge attack in June, he also used the incident to call for support of a travel ban.

She dismissed the speculative tweet from Trump that claimed Scotland Yard had the so-called "bucket bomber" in terror attack on a London Underground train in their "sights".

More than 20 people were injured near Parsons Green subway station, in what police termed "a terrorist incident".

The small explosion on a crowded Underground train during morning rush hour in the capital on Friday wounded at least 29 people, and authorities said they were treating the incident as terrorism. "Must be proactive!" he wrote in his first tweet.

President Trump on Friday advocated for a "larger, tougher and more specific" travel ban in response to a bomb explosion in London's subway system.

In a subsequent tweet, Trump said: "Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner".

He did not immediately offer condolences to the British people. President Donald Trump didn't respond with condolences or messages of solidarity.

Just hours after the Manchester attack, U.S. news outlets were citing USA officials claiming to identify the suspect before the Manchester police had released the information.


The London Ambulance Service says 18 people have been taken to hospitals with injuries, but none were thought to be in a life-threatening or serious condition.

There was talk earlier this year of suspending transatlantic security briefings after details of the investigation into the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, northern England, which killed 22 people, were leaked to the media by US authorities.

Trump's tweetstorm Friday wasn't the first time he'd quickly turned to social media to tout his ban following a possible terrorist attack.

The version of the ban permitted by the Supreme Court is Trump's second pass at the policy, which originally banned residents of seven Muslim-majority countries.

"We have to be tougher and we have to be smarter", he said.

In that case, the information Trump shared with the Russians about an ISIS plot to use an explosive tucked inside a laptop computer to bring down a USA -bound airplane was quickly traced back to an Israeli source.

"The police and security services are working to discover the full circumstances of this cowardly attack and to identify all those responsible", she said. Richard Aylmer-Hall said he saw several people injured, apparently trampled as they fled.

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