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Cross-Channel ferries at risk of terrorist attack


Cross-Channel ferries, travelling between the United Kingdom and continental Europe, and the U.K.'s Palace of Westminster are facing an increased risk of terrorist attack in the wake of the recent Paris attacks, The Telegraph reports.

Security at ports and on ferries is a huge concern, a government source said.

"Ports are something we have started to look at," added the source.

"The terrorists will have thought against targeting airports such as Heathrow and Gatwick, where security is strong, but trains – where there was a failed attack in France a few weeks ago – and ferries are vulnerable," said another official.

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