Police arrest seven in British terror case
Jul 02,2007 00:00 by UPI

GLASGOW, Scotland - The investigation into attempted car bombings in Glasgow and London centered on two doctors after the arrest of two more suspects in Scotland Monday.

A total of seven suspects had been arrested in connection with the attempted car bombings last week at the Glasgow airport and a London nightclub, The Telegraph reported.

Two of the suspects are medical doctors, The Telegraph said. One, whom the Telegraph reported was believed to be from Iraq, was working at a National Health Service hospital thought to be the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley, Scotland, was arrested Saturday in Glasgow. A second suspect arrested Saturday was being treated for severe burns in the hospital.

Another doctor was arrested in England Saturday night with a woman believed to be his wife, the newspaper reported.

The terror alert in the United Kingdom was raised to "critical" after a Jeep Cherokee loaded with gas cylinders smashed into the terminal doors of the Glasgow airport and burst into flames on Saturday, the BBC reported.

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said it was "clear that we are dealing, in general terms, with people who are associated with al-Qaida."

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