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A woman who confronted one of the alleged attackers while he still had a knife in his hand spoke exclusively to Daybreak. Ingrid Loyau-Kennett was on a bus in Woolwich, but got off when she saw a man lying injured on a road. She says she was acting on instinct.
Watch Daybreak's exclusive interview with Ingrid Loyau-Kennett here.
Police and forensics are searching a London flat that ITV News believes is connected to one of the suspected Woolwich attackers.
Military personnel have been ordered not to wear their uniforms in public "in London and Greater London" following the Woolwich murder.
This email was sent to Air Cadets:
No uniforms are to be worn by any military personnel whilst walking out of unit/MoD locations in London and Greater London with effect now until further notice.
This includes the carriage of military day sacks.
The meeting of the COBRA emergency committee lasted around one hour. London Mayor, Boris Johnson appeared to indicate that yesterday's attack was being seen as a one-off incident.
– Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
Everything I am hearing leads me to think that Londoners can go about their business in the normal way and we are going to bring the killers to justice.
The Woolwich murder suspects are of Nigerian background, sources have confirmed.
But it is understood the men, who are being treated in separate hospitals while under arrest, are most likely to be British citizens converted to a radical form of Islam.
They are not thought to have links to terror groups based in Nigeria, such as the jihadist militant organisation Boko Haram.
The Royal British Legion released a statement this morning, saying it was "concerned and saddened" to learn that a serving member of the Armed Forces had been brutally attacked and murdered in Woolwich:
As with all deaths in Service, but particularly with this terribly distressing incident, we extend our condolences and support to his family, colleagues and friends.
UK net migration has fallen to 153,000 for the year to September 2012, the Office for National Statistics showed.
That is down on 242,000 in the previous 12 months.
A Whitehall source confirms the victim in Woolwich was a soldier. Family has been told overnight. The name of the victim will be released later today.