Tsa Alert: Thermoses Could Be Used As Bombs

TSA alert: Thermoses could be used as bombs

U.S. authorities are warning air travelers to expect greater scrutiny of thermoses and other insulated drink containers at security checkpoints after intelligence suggested they could be used to hide explosives.

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    08/9/2020 - 4:02 pm | View Website
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  • Coffee Thermos (empty) | Transportation Security ...
    Coffee Thermos (empty) Carry On Bags: Yes. Checked Bags: Yes. You may take empty drink containers through the checkpoint and fill them afterward. ... You have been selected to participate in a brief survey about your experience today with Transportation Security Administration. If you would like to take the survey please indicate by clicking ...
    08/9/2020 - 4:35 am | View Website
  • TSA issues warning on insulated drink containers like ...
    Transportation Security Administration officials issued an alert Thursday for agents to take a closer look at empty insulated drink containers at security checkpoints, citing them as potential...
    08/7/2020 - 4:30 am | View Website
  • TSA Alert on Thermoses :: The Investigative Project on ...
    According to the Department of Homeland Security, the TSA will be taking a closer look at thermoses during holiday travel. While the alert suggested a general threat, the TSA is taking the measure in light of concerns that insulated beverage containers could contain explosives for use in terror attacks.
    08/6/2020 - 3:48 am | View Website
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