Missile sites on roofs planned for London

Residents of apartment block alarmed by military's plans to install battery on tower to protect Olympics.

    Residents of an upscale apartment block near London's Olympic Park have been told of plans by Britain's military to install a missile battery on top of a tower within their housing complex to protect the 2012 Games this summer.

    The site, a Victorian water tower that was converted into an apartment building, is one of a number around the capital the army is considering as bases for surface-to-air missiles to guard the Olympic Games from an aerial attack, the country's ministry of defence said.
     
    Peter Sharp reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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