Russia could SHOOT DOWN passenger planes in bid to tackle 9/11 style terrorism

RUSSIA could shoot down passenger jets that pose a threat to life or strategic facilities in radical proposals to be approved by the Kremlin.

A Russian Senator has warned that "people will die" as the Ministry of Defence has drawn up new laws which would allow the military to shoot down passenger planes if they have been hijacked.

The drafted legislation has been created by Russia’s Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu as current laws contain a grey area on the issue of hijacked aircraft.

The report said: “This will also prevent attacks involving the hijacking of aircraft.”

At the moment, legislation...
source: Daily Star

2019-01-11 19:35
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