NYU News : NYU Reacts: ISIS security threat

At the U.N. summit last week, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Iraqi intelligence agents had been informed that ISIS is plotting to attack the New York and Paris Metro systems.Mayor Bill de Blasio assured residents there are no confirmed threats to New York City or the MTA system, and New Yorkers are safe to commute on subways as usual.NYPD officers are stationed on trains and around the stations, focusing greatly on the more populated sites, such as the subway station located in Times Square. There were counterterrorism cars deployed at transit hubs, accompanied by detection dogs capable of sniffing out explosives. Some commuters were asked to open their bags at temporary security checkpoints and the police were present in major locations throughout the city.NYU students have shared their thoughts on these potential threats.

via NYU News : NYU Reacts: ISIS security threat.

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