Here in the Trois Vallees we are all quaking in our ski boots after Patrick Williams, reporting for the Daily Star, exclusively revealed yesterday that “jihadis are targeting ski resorts“.
Security Expert Will Geddes of International Corporate Protection caused further alarm by declaring that “there is a real risk of a terror attack being a double threat with avalanches.” Apparently it’s a very complicated situation.
Iain Toff helpfully pointed out on social media: “Who on earth would go to France?”
Good point Iain, although to be honest the weather is rather lovely at present.
In the climate of fear that now pervades the slopes, The Star reports that the popular 360 Bar in Val Thorens has begun searching skiers backpacks for ‘weapons and devices’ before admitting entrance.
It is all in stark and terrifying contrast to previous seasons when they were only searching for supermarket booze their more cheapskate patrons were trying to smuggle onto the premises.
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