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Saturday, July 23, 2005
  Operation Kratos
Shoot to kill - Seconds to decide if suspect is suicide threat
Special armed squad first to use tactics developed with Israeli aid

Vikram Dodd
Saturday July 23, 2005 The Guardian

"The shooting yesterday at Stockwell tube station was the first time police used special tactics developed to tackle the threat of suicide bombers.
Under Operation Kratos a senior officer is on standby 24 hours a day to authorise the deployment of special armed squads, who will track and if needs be, shoot dead suspected suicide bombers."
 
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