The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union on Friday, now ISIS is trying to capitalize on the ensuing “chaos” to launch attacks on mainland Europe. A Jihadi telegram is calling on attacks in Berlin and Brussles to “paralyze” Europe.
A Jihadi telegram, an electronic message shared on terrorist message boards, praised the economic chaos that came in the wake of the shocking UK referendum. It called on ISIS supporters to attack mainland Europe while they are most “distracted and vulnerable.”
UK military officials have warned citizens and tourist that there is a legitimate threat to all holiday resorts across all of Europe. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office confirmed their fears by releasing the following statement:
“there is considered to be a heightened threat of terrorist attack globally against UK interests and British nationals from groups or individuals motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria”
Anti-terror police are on high alert. They are believed to have stopped an attack planned to take place during Ireland Euro 2016 match against Belgium. Authorities claim the plot was foiled when they arrested 12 suspected terrorists in Brussels. The attack was planned to take place in the Belgium capital during a viewing party where hundreds of people would have been gather to watch the match on T.V.