UK Muslims say they will 'never give into terrorism'

Prominent Muslims in the UK received visits from the police after a video purportedly showing an al-Shabaab militant potentially making threats against them.

British Muslim commentator Mohammed Ansar and Mohammed Shafiq were among those reportedly targeted in the video.

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Nice visit from the police at midnight to talk to me about the fact I'm in the latest al shabab terror video. Erm, as a potential target.

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More security briefings tonight following threat by Al Shabaab against me and a number of prominent figures. This calls for more tea.

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Thank you for all the concern, love and support I've received after al Shabab threats against me. I will never give into terrorism

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Al Shabaab target UK Muslims

Scotland Yard is investigating a video apparently made by Somali militant group al-Shabab after British Muslims who have spoken out against extremism were named as targets.