“You don’t get a softer target than British tourists lying in the sun”
The elite troops will be stationed on beaches in the Costa del Sol in a bid to route out jihadis planning a similar attack to the Sousse killings in 2015.
Troops will patrol beaches and hotels disguised as tourists, and will aim to spot terrorists before they can strike.
The threat was made by ISIS against hotspots in the Spanish mainland, the Canary Islands, and the Balearic Islands, including party central Magaluf.
A police officer stands outside a barber’s shop in Moss Side which was raided by police
“This is a very secretive mission because tour operators don’t want to spread panic and reduce their business
“The ex-troops will be looking out for any suspicious activity which might indicate that terrorists are planning an attack.
Lily and Georgia make the most of the sweltering weather today at Portishead Lido in Somerset
Tour operators approached a British security company who have recruited the most experienced of undercover operations.
These Brit holiday destinations are expected to be heaving with families over the upcoming half-term holiday.
Gambling capital Las Vegas is also on alert after the death cult warned of an attack on sin city.
The threat of another ISIS attack has been raised after Salman Abedi killed 22 people in a suicide bombing outside of the Manchester Arena.
And Russia has warned citizens not to visit Britain because of the current terror threat.