Fears of ISIS chemical attack on England fans at Euro 2016 as security tested in terror simulation

The Three Lions play their opening group game on June 11 against Russia in Marseille, a city with a big North African population.
A French security source said: “It is a high-risk match for numerous reasons. Politically both countries have a bombing campaign against IS and the game is in a city with many North Africans. There have been several arrests linked to ongoing terror investigations and a chemical attack is a possibility.”
Organisers have said they may play matches behind closed doors.
But the main headache is the fan zones, where spectators watch games on big screens in the tournament’s ten host cities.

A police source said: “That will be the hard job.”
French security services created a replica of the Marseille fan zone at a police academy in Nîmes.
Several loud noises simulating bombs went off and police in riot gear rushed in. Other units were seen in bright green biological and chemical warfare suits.
source: the sun

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