ISIS Terror Plot Planning to Target England Fans at Euro 2016 Discovered by French Police

Ollie Knight
90Min

​Plans behind a heinous terror attack targeting England supporters at this summer's Euro 2016 have been discovered by French Police on s uspected Paris bomb attack mastermind Salah Abdeslam's laptop.


The radical group had planned to use suicide bombs, guns and chemical weapons to attack England supporters before the Three Lions' clash with Russia on June 11th in Marseille.


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Parisian police have revealed details of the planned terror attack after extracting data from  Salah Abdeslam's laptop.


Abdeslam, 26, is currently being detained at Europe's largest prison - the  Fleury-Mérogis Prison in Paris'  suburbs.


​However, it is feared that despite his detention, his many followers may be seeking retribution for his arrest by carrying out the attack themselves.

UK security officials also have concerns that England fans may become targets of an ISIS gun attack while drinking at bars outside the official fan-zone.

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As reported in the ​Daily Mirror, a senior Whitehall source is quoted as saying:

“What they might attempt outside of the secure zones is what worries us most.

“Bars full of happy, drunk blokes are a very soft target. We are working extremely closely with the French.”

Images and references of Marseille's  Old Port were found on  Abdeslam's laptop. This has raised concerns as it is the city England fans are planning to congregate in before England's opening game in a fortnight's time.


The news comes just weeks after ISIS members left  ​14 dead and 28 injured  at a Real Madrid supporter's club in Iraq.


This was the first of two attacks, as Real Madrid fans were also targeted while watching the Champions League final in Iraq on Saturday, with another 12 dead and eight injured.

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