Twitchy coppers brought paralysis to the roads and evacuated villagers from their homes after a piece of bat-detecting equipment was mistaken for a deadly terrorist bomb. Presumably fearing that al-Qaeda had cunningly switched focus from central London to rural Sussex - perhaps in a bold attempt to lay Crawley under the heel of …
Someone tell the bomb disposal boys.....
.....that nasty terrorist types have concealed bombs in roadside speed camera housings.
I quite like the idea of a 'disruptor' having a go at a gatso....
Mmmmmm, Jihadi justice...
I rather like the idea of Sussex under Jihadi rule. Liven the place up a bit.
How about 'not a bomb' sticker? :)
You know, black sticker with yellow text reading:
"Not a bomb"
Mmm... That would work, wouldn't it.
You may laugh ...
But, sussex, and as you mentioned specifically Crawley, isn't so quaint and safe as you seemingly expect: "Five men have been convicted of plotting to bomb targets in London and Kent. One of those found guilty was Jawad Akbar, from Crawley." - BBC News.
Merely disrupted it?
Weren't Kingon weapons called disruptors? Having watched Startrek, I think I'd prefer to be blown up. At least there's a chance I might survive.
it still could be a bomb
Has anyone checked the Sussex Bat Group for links with Al-queda?
I'm not a card-carrying conspiracy theorist (of course they are organised) but even I can see a couple of ways this could still be part of some dastardly plot, from de-sensitising people to packages under bridges, to using bats to spread bio-weapons, to simply disrupting infrastructure and making the authorities appear (more) incompetent.
If they arent trying to get you, its through lack of imagination on their part. Whoever "they" might be.
A bat detector!
A bat detector !
Don't tell the Joker
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