France fearful of 'soft target' Euro 2016 attack

Millions of people are set to descend on France for Euro 2016, a month of football action, creating endless nightmares for the country's overstretched security servicesDespite putting unprecedented security measures in place for Euro 2016, France remains deeply concerned over the jihadists’ ability to strike a soft target. Millions of foreign visitors, holidaymakers and sporting fans as well as the world’s press are set to descend on the country in the next month — creating endless nightmares for its overstretched security services. Everyone has been mobilised: police, paramilitaries, many soldiers,” a senior counter-terrorism official told AFP, on condition of anonymity.

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