Fiumicino airport in Rome.
A car, believed to belong to a man on the UK’s terror watch list has been discovered abandoned at Fiumicino airport in Rome.Reuters

A car, believed to belong to a man on the UK's terror watch list has been discovered abandoned at Fiumicino airport in Rome.

The vehicle, a British registered Seat Alhambra, was discovered in the in the airport's long-stay car park for over a year before it was found, the local.it reported.

Police in Italy discovered the car belonging to the 37-year-old British man, originally from Sri Lanka, identifying him as being on the terror watch list.

Intelligence operatives believe the man traveled from Italy to Syria in May 2015.