Infiltrators slipped past the NYPD’s anti-terror nexus before the dawn’s early light Tuesday, climbed to the tops of both Brooklyn Bridge towers — and swapped the American flags there for white banners in one of the most stunning security breaches in the city’s history.
“We’re lucky they just put flags up there — and not a bomb,” a law-enforcement source said. “It’s an embarrassment . . . It could have been terrible. Who knows how much how much damage it could have done.” (at Brooklyn Bridge)
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