(DAILY BEAST) Ramming attacks—such as the one that left at least 84 dead in Nice on Thursday—were the subject of two warnings issued jointly by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2010.
An advisory dated June of that year was titled “Possible Indicators of Use of Large Commercial Vehicles as Weapons.”
A second one issued that December was titled “Terrorist Use of Vehicle Ramming Tactics” and reads in part:
“Terrorists overseas have suggested conducting vehicle ramming attacks—using modified or unmodified vehicles—against crowds, buildings, and other vehicles.”
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