Could this be the Next Big ISIS Terrorist Attack?

Westminster. Photo by Hernan Pinera.

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A former head of chemical and biological weapons for the British army and NATO says Isis is likely to use (or attempt to use) chemical weapons in a major European city in the coming months and years.

By Maria Khan

Islamic State (IS) militants returning to the UK could attack London Underground trains or football matches with chlorine gas, a chemical weapons expert has said.

Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, a retired head of chemical and biological weapons for the British Army and NATO, addressed the possibility of such a scenario on 2paragraphs in an article titled, Could ISIS Replicate Tokyo Chemical Attack In New York or London Subway?

“It is very evident that Isis are putting much time and effort into training its jihadis in the use of chlorine as a terror weapon and in particular in IEDs (improvised explosive devices),” said Bretton-Gordon.

“Virtually every foreign jihadi who returns to the US or UK will have been exposed to training of this sort and will have a reasonable idea on how to use chlorine and other toxic chemicals as a terror weapon.”

According to Bretton-Gordon, up to 90 tons of chlorine gas can be purchased in the UK without requiring any license. READ MORE …

[Published by International Business Times]

Photo by Hernan Pinera.

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