07-26-2012 02:19 PM
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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, also known as London 2012, are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012.
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'It is incredible that the Ministry of Defence think it acceptable to present women, children and men living in a block of flats in a densely-populated residential area of east London with the fait accompli of having a live high explosive missile salvo above their heads whilst they go about their daily chores and whilst they sleep at night,' said Mr Howe.
'Security of the Olympics is, of course, extremely important but could the MoD not find any other way of protecting the Olympic village than by putting the lives of hundreds of innocent council tenants at risk by turning their homes into a military battlefield position?
'The MoD has had seven years to work out its security plans and it needs to rethink this issue swiftly.'
Other sites being used for anti-aircraft missiles include Lexington Building in Tower Hamlets, Blackheath Common and Oxleas Wood in south-east London, William Girling Reservoir in the Lea Valley reservoir chain in Enfield, and Barn Hill in Epping Forest.
Olympic security measurea also include HMS Ocean being moored in the River Thames, and RAF Typhoon jets and Puma helicopters on stand-by.