News At least FIFTY ISIS supporters are working at Brussels airport

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    "At least FIFTY ISIS supporters are working as baggage handlers, cleaners and catering staff at Brussels airport, claim police
    • Officers said they have warned about terrorist sympathisers at airport
    • They say badges give them access to planes, but they remain employed
    • Airport police are threatening to go on strike over 'security deficiencies'
    • See more news on ISIS threats at www.dailymail.co.uk/isis
    Police at Brussels airport have claimed at least 50 Islamic State supporters are working there as baggage handlers, cleaners and catering staff.

    In an astonishing open letter, the officers said they have warned about the terrorist sympathisers whose security badges give them access to planes, but they remain employed.

    The airport police, who are threatening to go on strike because of security deficiencies, also said they have raised the issue of terrorists scouting the airport to plan possible attacks.

    The extraordinary claims come after the Mail reported how the family of two of the bombers involved in the attacks last week said they had worked as cleaners at the airport.

    ‘Some people suspected of having fought in Syria came to the airport as “false tourists”. We reported their presence but we do not know if anything was done with that information,’ the airport police wrote in their letter.

    The officers said they had raised suspicions about certain staff members including those who apparently celebrated after the Paris attacks in November that killed 130 people.

    ‘When we checked these people, we were surprised more than once. It was men with a radical ideology and a long police history,’ the officers continued.

    ‘Even today, there are at least 50 supporters of the Islamic state who work at the airport. They have a security badge and have access to the cockpit of a plane.

    ‘In the past, a number of people had their badges revoked because they had IS sympathies. But clearly not everyone, especially in store personnel, cleaning services and baggage where we find the most suspicious people.’

    Police raised concerns about inadequate security at the airport just four days before the attack took place.

    The Belgian police union, NSPV, told the interior ministry on Friday 18 March that they would go on strike unless it was improved.

    Alain Peeters, the general secretary, said: ‘The sad events of 22 March demonstrate that our concerns are justified. We demand more security and more staff.’

    Officers have said that they will not return to work when the airport re-opens unless staffing numbers are increased and that no vehicles can approach within 100 metres of the temporary check-in hall that is being built.

    The police have complained that they are not sufficiently resourced and do not have enough new uniforms to go around let alone the most up-to-date weapons.

    An uncle of Ibrahim and Khalid el-Bakraoui last week told how the brothers had been employed at the airport and would have gained intimate knowledge of the terminal destroyed in the carnage.

    The man, who asked not to be named, told the Mail: 'They worked cleaning at the airport and in a restaurant. They didn't finish high school in the end. They cleaned the airport in the summer months.'

    Ibrahim, 29, and bomb-maker Najim Laachraoui detonated suitcase bombs in the airport. A third man, only known as ‘the man in the hat’ or ‘the man in white’ was also seen on airport CCTV but ran when his bomb failed to explode.

    Khalid, 27, blew up a nail bomb on a Metro train at Maelbeek station shortly after the airport attack."


    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...ring-staff-Brussels-airport-claim-police.html
     
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    Remember, you are not allowed to bring aboard the plane nail clippers as this can be construed as a dangerous weapon. However, if you belong or are a "ISIS sympathizer" feel free to ask for a job application.



    http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/0...g-at-brussels-airport-warns-police-union.html
    50 ISIS sympathizers working at Brussels airport, warns police union

    As many as 50 ISIS supporters have infiltrated the same Brussels airport where terror attacks occurred last month, working as cleaners, caterers and baggage handlers and positioning themselves for new attacks, the Belgian police union warned in an open letter to the government.

    “Even today, there are at least 50 supporters of ISIS who work at the airport,” read the letter from union secretary Alain Peeters to the Belgian Interior Ministry and reported by the Daily Mail. “They have a security badge and have access to the cockpit of a plane.”

    Brussels Airport, also known as Brussels-Zaventem Airport, handles more than 23 million passengers per year in the European Union capital. It is still shut down following the March 22 bombings, in which three Islamists fanatics set off suitcase bombs in attacks coordinated with a metro bombing just over an hour later. Some 35 innocent people were killed, and at least one bomber from the airport remains at large.

    “Even today, there are at least 50 supporters of ISI who work at the airport.”

    - Alain Peeters, Belgian police union official

    The development followed a claim by an ISIS operative in the Gaza Strip that the black-clad terrorist army has terror cells in place at airports around the world. ISIS claimed credit for a bombing that took down a Russian passenger plane last Oct. 31, killing 224. The plane, which fell into the Sinai Peninsula en route from the resort area of Sharm al-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, is believed to have been downed by a bomb placed by an airport worker sympathetic to ISIS.

    The Belgian police union, known as the NSPV, had raised concerns about security issues at the airport as early as March 18, four days before the attack. Now, police insist they will not return to work unless their numbers are beefed up and a checkpoint keeping vehicles at least 100 yards away from the check-in area is built.

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    Plans to partially reopen Brussels airport on Friday evening were scrapped when airport police refused to go back to work over security concerns.

    “The NSPV notes that the political government is looking for a scapegoat in connection with the attacks in Zaventem,” the union said in a statement last week. “As a trade union we can only be outraged about this state of affairs. [We are] heartbroken to establish that police would be pilloried without any kind of defense.”

    Belgium's prime minister and key members of the government were meeting Friday to discuss when to reopen the airport, according to The Associated Press.

    Airport chief Arnaud Feist told RTBF state broadcasting that temporary repairs that have been completed at the airport will allow it to process 800 passengers an hour -- only a fifth of its original capacity.

    An uncle of Ibrahim and Khalid el-Bakraoui, two of the bombers killed in last month’s attack, told the Daily Mail last week that the brothers had worked at the airport in years past, and knew their way around it.

    “They worked cleaning at the airport and in a restaurant,” the man said. “They didn't finish high school in the end. They cleaned the airport in the summer months.”
     
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