Homeland Security considers beefing up airport safety


(CNN) — Changes could be coming soon to airports across the country.

The Department of Homeland Security is considering beefing up security.

This comes after growing concerns that terrorists from al-Qaida in the Arabian peninsula are developing new explosives that can be smuggled past screening systems.

Officials stress that there is no imminent threat or plot. However, an additional vulnerability has been identified.

KXAN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s