A protective barrier of sand-filled Sanitation Department trucks is parked in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan on November 10, as a counter-terror measure. The same tactic will protect revellers in Tines Square on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP A protective barrier of sand-filled Sanitation Department trucks is parked in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan on November 10, as a counter-terror measure. The same tactic will protect revellers in Tines Square on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP
A protective barrier of sand-filled Sanitation Department trucks is parked in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan on November 10, as a counter-terror measure. The same tactic will protect revellers in Tines Square on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP

Trucks packed with sand will blockade New York’s Times Square to thwart New Year’s Eve terrorists

Officials fear a truck-driving terror attack such as those in France in Germany

A protective barrier of sand-filled Sanitation Department trucks is parked in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan on November 10, as a counter-terror measure. The same tactic will protect revellers in Tines Square on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP A protective barrier of sand-filled Sanitation Department trucks is parked in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan on November 10, as a counter-terror measure. The same tactic will protect revellers in Tines Square on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP
A protective barrier of sand-filled Sanitation Department trucks is parked in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan on November 10, as a counter-terror measure. The same tactic will protect revellers in Tines Square on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP
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