Islamic State “sleepers” heading for Britain are hidden among refugees on death trap boats, a NATO security chief warned yesterday.
Dr Jamie Shea said those who made it on the crossings from Libya would spread out across Europe and await instructions.
He told security experts meeting at the Counter Terror Expo at London’s Olympia the secret jihadists posed a “very, very big question” for refugee agencies, saying: “We have to be on our guard.”
Tunisian skipper Mohammed Ali Malek, 27, has been charged with multiple manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and aiding illegal immigration.
A 26-year-old crew member was charged with aiding illegal immigration.