82 security workers hired for Euro 2016 are on terror watch list

34C9E1EB00000578-3618236-image-a-16_1464714256261{MAIL ONLINE} – Up to 82 workers hired to bolster security at Euro 2016 are on French terror watch lists, it has been claimed, as fears grow of an ISIS attack during the event.

French intelligence chiefs have screened 3,500 staff brought in to ensure the safety of fans at the tournament, which begins on Friday when host nation France takes on Romania.

The 82 people highlighted on watch lists could ‘by definition’ either belong to a terror group or have a background of ‘questionable behaviour or extreme beliefs on either the left or right’, it has been reported. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.