Head Of MI5 Describes UK Terror Threat As “Intense”

Posted on October 18, 2017

The UK has suffered five terror attacks this year, and he said MI5 staff had been “deeply affected” by them. He added that more than 130 Britons who travelled to Iraq and Syria to fight with so-called Islamic State had died. MI5 was running 500 live operations involving 3,000 individuals involved in extremist activity in some way, he said.

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