Terror chief Max Hill warns risk of attacks in Britain is highest since dark days of IRA
“British citizens are facing a level of threat from terrorists not seen since the IRA bombings of the Seventies, the country’s new terrorism watchdog has warned.
In his first major interview since taking the role, Max Hill said Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) was planning ‘indiscriminate attacks on innocent civilians’ on a scale similar to those perpetrated by the IRA 40 years ago.
He told The Telegraph that Islamists were targeting UK cities and said there was an ‘enormous ongoing risk which none of us can ignore’. “