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Generated: 2007/11/14 23:29:17 –>Now I really don’t want to fly again! Can you imagine the lines at Security after this!!!??
Airport Screeners Missed Bomb Parts
(AP) – Government investigators smuggled liquid explosives and
detonators past airport security, exposing a dangerous hole in the
nation’s ability to keep these forbidden items off of airplanes,
according to a report made public Wednesday. The investigators learned
about the components to make an improvised explosive device and an
improvised incendiary device on the Internet and purchased the parts at
local stores, said the report by the Government Accountability Office.
Investigators were able to purchase the components for the two devices
for under $150, and they studied the published guidelines for screening
to determine how to conceal the prohibited items as they went through
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