Washington, Nov 20: The Islamic State terrorist group on Thursday threatened to bomb the White House and launch more attacks in Paris.
In a six-minute video titled “Paris Before Rome” was produced by the IS in the Dijlah province of Iraq, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute based in Washington.
The video showed an IS fighter threatening to attack French monuments and vowing to strike the White House.
“We began with you, and we shall conclude with the so-called White House,” a fighter in the video said, “We shall blow it up, just like we blew up the idols on this good land”.
Meanwhile, a controlled explosion was reportedly carried out at Baker Street Tube station after reports of the suspicious vehicle.
According to local media reports the bomb scare over an abandoned car on central London’s Baker Street on Thursday caused closures in the area.
Passengers at Baker Street Tube Station were evacuated at the rush hour.
However, the roads were reopened after London’s Metropolitan Police later declared it had been non-suspicious.