Security has been increased at train stations and airports here on the homeland after the sick terrorist attacks took place in Brussels this morning. Fears of more coordinated attacks have caused Homeland Security to step up their vigilance.
Police across America have ramped up security at airports, tourist landmarks and mass transit points in the wake of the deadly blasts in Brussels that left at least 34 people dead.
Amid fears the bombings are the actions of coordinated jihadis, Homeland Security have said they are closely monitoring events as police departments and transit authorities step up their anti-terror patrols.
Forces including the NYPD, DC police and Chicago PD have moved to increase their presence at key locations while others have urged residents to be more vigilant.
Amtrak also confirmed more officers would be visible at their train stations around the nation.
The Port Authority announced early on Tuesday morning they would be stepping up precautions at New York and New Jersey’s three major airports – La Guardia, JFK and Newark – and will deploy heavy-weapon officers throughout terminal buildings.
Anti-terrorist units will also be stationed at the World Trade Center.
Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered the increases in security across New York on Tuesday morning.
He also sent 400 more National Guardsmen to be stationed in the Big Apple.
In a strongly-worded statement, he said: ‘The senseless attacks that struck the people of Belgium earlier today have left us all stunned and heartbroken.
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