Boobie bombs are back in vogue in the UK

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in Other Countries' started by Mike, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    UK Daily Mirror: Breast implants suicide bomb threat: Heathrow on high alert over “credible” intelligence: Security has been beefed up after intelligence al-Qaeda is plotting attacks on airlines flying out of London (Aug 16 2013)

    Heathrow Airport is on high terror alert amid fears women suicide bombers are ready to strike with explosives concealed in breast implants. Security checks have been beefed up after “credible” intelligence that al-Qaeda is plotting attacks on airlines flying out of London.

    One staff member said: “There are genuine fears over this. "We have been told to pay particular attention to females who may have concealed hidden explosives in their breasts. “This is particularly difficult for us to pick up but we are on a very high state of alert.
     
  2. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    UK Telegraph: Breast implant explosives could be used in terrorist attack: Heathrow Airport staff have been warned that women could conceal dangerous explosives in their breasts (Aug 16 2013)

    Al-Qaeda’s chief bomb-maker Ibrahim al-Asiri is thought to have developed explosives that can be concealed in implants or bodily cavities and escape detection from airport scanners, according to The Mirror.

    One staff member said: “There are genuine fears over this. "We have been told to pay particular attention to females who may have concealed hidden explosives in their breasts. “This is particularly difficult for us to pick up but we are on a very high state of alert. “It’s led to long queues here at Heathrow – much longer than usual at this time of the year.
     
  3. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    Yawn. Another day, another "credible threat."
     
  4. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Can the ladies ask the clerks to check for lumps during screening?
     

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