Create Vigilant For Explosives In Toothpaste On Flights To Sochi

Posted On 07 Feb 2014
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The TSA authorizes aircraft deal with small tubes of toothpaste.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned domestic and foreign airlines to closely monitor the content of toothpaste tubes of passengers traveling to the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Official sources said that according to intelligence reports, you may toothpaste containers are used as components for making explosive devices.

Think danger attending the sporting event?

Respect, a U.S. security official told AFP that he had information “guidance (terrorist) of targeting specific flights to Russia”, which will be held from Friday Olympic competition in the resort city of Sochi.

For their part, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that “as a precaution”, regularly share relevant information with their partners abroad, “including those associated with global events such as the Olympic Games in Sochi.”

“Even when we are not aware of a specific internal security threat at this time, this routine communication is an important part of our commitment” to safety, he said.

Strike fears increase

Since last January, Russian authorities announced that the transportation of liquids on planes bound for Sochi would not be allowed. However, the U.S. agency in charge of transportation security, TSA authorizes aircraft deal with small tubes of toothpaste.

According to Reuters indicates, bomb attacks raised fears of possible violence in the Games.

In December, suicide bombers caused the death of 34 people in the city of Volgograd, located 700 kilometers northeast of Sochi.

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