The Sunday Mirror reports that Girls Aloud and their touring support act Cookie fled to their rooms as armed police swarmed over the exclusive Radisson SAS in Liverpool. Then, as they cowered inside, CS gas filled the corridor, and they heard “gunshots.” Sarah Harding said afterwards, “It was terrifying. There were police everywhere. We didn’t know what was going on because there were so many police around.”
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