Claire Shaw and Lauren Buljabasic write for Goldsmith’s East London Lines on the announcement that high-velocity rooftop missiles will be used as part of the government’s anti-terror measures during the Olympic Games, despite protests from local residents:
High-velocity missiles will be sited on the roof of a building in Bow during the Olympic Games despite protests from local people, the Government announced today.
The missiles on the top of the Lexington Building in Fairfield Road, Bow, will be part of a “multi-layered air security plan” designed to deter terrorists during the Olympic Games.
The decision to site the missiles in Bow comes only a few days after dozens of people marched in protest in the area on Saturday calling on the Ministry of Defence to halt the controversial plans.
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