Terror Stalks Commuters as Foiled Plots Show Transit Is Target

  • Review of terrorist database shows many attempts over decade
  • Transportation remains an alluring target for terrorists

Soldiers stand guard at the Maelbeek - Maalbeek metro station on its re-opening day, in Brussels, on April 25, 2016.

Photographer: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images

Until the bombings in March that killed 35 people in Brussels, there hadn’t been a terror attack with mass casualties on a transportation hub in a western nation in a decade.

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