The Sunday Times: Isis plots drone chemical strike on UK

2016-12-04 21:29:20

Businesses have been warned that Isis fighters returning to Britain from Syria and Iraq will seek to carry out a mass-casualty chemical or radiological “dirty bomb” attack, possibly using a drone.

Law enforcement agencies believe hardened Isis recruits are planning to import terrorist tactics perfected on the battlefields of the Middle East, including the deployment of chlorine and mustard gas, to the UK.

The discovery last month of a secret Isis “drone factory” in Mosul, northern Iraq, has added to concerns that such devices will be weaponised and used in future atrocities in Europe.The alert comes as it emerged that as many as 200 jihadists who have returned to Britain may be harbouring terrorist intentions.

The threat of a possible chemical or dirty bomb attack…