British Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned the murder of a man in Woolwich, south-east London. The prime minister, who had travelled to Paris for a meeting with the French president Francois Hollande, is expected to return to the UK earlier than planned. A meeting of Cobra has been convened. Mr Cameron confirmed that there were strong indications that this
was a terrorist incident. Police confirmed two men had been arrested in connection with the murder. There are unconfirmed reports that the dead man was a soldier.
Meanwhile, sources say Britain is investigating a possible Nigerian link to attackers suspected of hacking a soldier to death in London while shouting
Two suspects have been taken into custody after the attack, which the British government said appeared to be an act of terrorism. Police have not identified the suspects. The sources, speaking independently, said a Nigerian link was being investigated but gave no further details about the nature of the link.