TRUCKING Cos. HIGH ALERT * USA: About terrorists plans to steal trucks and using them to kill
* Maryland - TSA warns of potential terrorist attacks
--- The Transportation Security Administration is warning trucking companies, their drivers and law enforcement agencies that terrorists could be planning to steal trucks and using them to kill... The TSA warns that no community, small or large in the city or in the county is immune to what they call a vehicle ramming attack... It’s a new wave of attacks, terrorists are hijacking trucks and using them as killing machines. “It’s real, it can happen, be aware,” says homeland safety expert Michael Greenberger of the University of Maryland School of Law... The six-page report obtained by CBS News references 17 vehicle-ramming attacks worldwide over the past 3 years, which lead to 173 deaths and more than 700 wounded... A recent SUV attack in London left four people dead. In Ohio, a student drove his car into a crowd and injured 11 people, and last July in France, 86 people were killed when a truck loaded with guns and grenades plowed into a crowd...
(Photo: A badly damaged car believed to have been used in the attack on Ohio University the 28 Nov 2016) -- Baltimore, MAR, USA - Baltimore CBS local, by Rick Ritter - May 5, 2017