Updated! Threat alert: ‘Ingenious’ clothing bomb

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

UPDATED Aug. 6: The latest tactic that U.S. officials fear would let terrorists “dip ordinary clothing into liquid to make the clothes themselves into explosives once dry,” ABC News reports. “It’s ingenious,” an official tells ABC.

From Aug. 5: A senior U.S. official tells ABC that authorities are worried terrorists could be getting bombs implanted inside their bodies to evade searches on planes or other transportation.

“We are concerned about surgically implanted devices,” he said. Continue reading

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail