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New York - TSA Agents Find Fake Grenades, Knife & More At Newark Liberty, JFK Airports

Published on: March 5, 2012 09:29 PM
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New York - Transportation Security Administrating says it has stopped several suspicious items recently at area airports.


One incident took place Friday. That’s when a TSA agent at Newark-Liberty International Airport spotted two hand grenades inside a passenger’s carry-on bag.

Turns out the grenades were inert replicas and meant to be used as gearshift knobs in a car.

The TSA wants to remind folks that weapons are strictly forbidden in carry-on bags, though some can be carried in checked bags, depending on state laws. For a complete list of prohibited items, click here. There’s also a TSA app for downloadable here for iPhones.

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 Mar 05, 2012 at 10:28 PM Venahafoch hu Says:

could be part of a Purim costume


 Mar 06, 2012 at 01:18 AM MidwesternGuy Says:

What a waste of precious resources. They look for "things" that may or may not be harmful. Did we forget the the 9/11 hijackers used box-cutters? Anything could be a weapon, in the hands of trained individuals.

Instead, they should be looking for terrorists, but the politically-correct bureaucracy instead looks for things.


 Mar 06, 2012 at 05:11 AM Avreich1 Says:

***"For a complete list of prohibited items, click here. "

Click where?

***"There’s also a TSA app for downloadable here for iPhones."

Downloadable where?


 Mar 06, 2012 at 07:54 AM harryw Says:

Please find the real weapons not the fake ones that kids are playing with.


 Mar 06, 2012 at 08:57 AM sechelyoshor Says:

It could also be that terrorists are doing this to learn about ways to get around TSA. If they're caught they go free. If they aren't, they learned something.


 Mar 06, 2012 at 10:47 AM concerned_Jew Says:

I guess TSA doesn't have a PT test ;)


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