15 May 2021

Violent extremists could ‘exploit’ lifting of Covid-19 restrictions & attack large gatherings, US officials warn


The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has warned that terrorists could return to attacking mass gatherings as Covid-19 restrictions are relaxed in some states.The DHS released the new National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin on Friday. Violent extremists may seek to exploit the easing of COVID-19-related restrictions across the United States to conduct attacks against a broader range of targets after previous public capacity limits reduced opportunities for lethal attacks. The DHS [...]