Thousands of Britons are stranded in Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh airport after British intelligence learned of a major ISIS terror attack planned in the area.
Prime Minister David Cameron said:
“The reason we acted… is because of intelligence and information we had that gave us the concern that it was more likely than not that it was a terrorist bomb.”
Flights will resume today, when 4,000 British nationals will head home. However, all travelers were told to leave their luggage behind.
Russia has already suspended all flights to the area as have other nations. Check out this report:
From the Telegraph:
The Egyptian security shutdown was sparked after British spies intercepted messages which showed Isil extremists had plotted a major terror attack in the region, the Telegraph can disclose.
The communications and “chatter” – uncovered by British intelligence only after the Russian passenger jet tragedy – are what led David Cameron to say it was “more likely than not” that a bomb brought the plane down on Saturday killing 224 people.
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