LONDON – The British government said this week it will continue to impose restrictions on liquids allowed in airplane hand baggage as the terrorist threat level in the U.K. is still considered “severe,” meaning an attack is highly likely.
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The affirmation of the status quo came after a jury failed to reach a majority decision Monday as to whether seven men were guilty or innocent of conspiracy to detonate explosives on aircrafts during an alleged plot in 2006.
Three of the men were found guilty of a separate charge of conspiracy to murder persons unknown.