FBI warns of a UK attack.Byline: By JEFF Jeff
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BRITISH anti-terror agents reckon it will be "a miracle" if al-Qaeda do not launch an attack in the UK during the Christmas break, US sources claimed yesterday.
A senior FBI source told an American TV news channel: "They have told us they hope they're one step ahead but they fear they may be one behind."
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1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. the US claims, British agents believe at least 18 suicide bombers are planning to launch up to six attacks in the next few days.
The warning came as Scotland Yard stepped up watch around airports, shopping centres and rail routes in the run-up to Christmas.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair spoke yesterday of the "growing" threat of a terror attack on British soil which "might happen" during Christmas. But he added: "We have no specific intelligence."
Sir Ian also said he believed he would be cleared of all wrongdoing over the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes Jean Charles de Menezes (7 January 1978–22 July 2005) was a Brazilian national living in the Tulse Hill area of south London. De Menezes was shot dead at Stockwell tube station on the London Underground by unnamed Metropolitan Police officers. in Stockwell, South London.