In the midst of a great victory, ISIS has decided to exploit the change. Now, they’re targeting these European nations.
Islamic State has expressed its delight for the expected negative economic impact on the United Kingdom and the European Union following the British referendum – and called for attacks in Berlin and Brussels to “paralyse” Europe.
A jihadi Telegram – an encrypted messaging service popular with militants – praised the economic chaos that came in the wake of the EU Referendum and urged followers to strike at the heart of mainland Europe, according to terror threat monitor Site.
UK military chiefs have warned there is a “serious and direct threat to holiday resorts across Europe'”from groups like ISIS.
The Foreign Office (FCO) says “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 believed to have foiled a major terror attack planned to take place during Ireland’s Euro 2016 match with Belgium.
Belgian authorities say the plot required “immediate intervention” after they arrested 12 people in Brussels.
The Belgian’s team – nicknamed the Red Devils – are due to play the Republic of Ireland in Bordeaux at 2pm this afternoon.