THE Army has today brought in a ‘drone killer’ used to fight ISIS as cops identify “persons of interest” in the hunt for the Gatwick Grinch. The net is closing around the ‘eco warrior lone-wolf’ after a tense game of cat-and-mouse chase with an elite squad of police, Army and the RAF. Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry, from Sussex police, told reporters that detectives had narrowed down the search for drone suspects. He also said measures to tackle the drone would include: “technical, sophisticated options to detect and mitigate drone incursions, all the way down to less sophisticated options – even shotguns would be available to officers should the opportunity present itself.” Gatwick bosses are fighting to bring the airport back to normal while the drones plunge more than 200,000 passengers into Christmas chaos for the third day running. Around 21 planes an hour are now departing Britain’s second biggest airport but more than 155 flights have been cancelled today. Travellers have been told to expects the disruption to last until Christmas Eve with pressure mounting on the authorities to catch the rogue drone operator. Christmas chaos at Gatwick, what we know so far… The military are currently planning on… Read full this story
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