Terror attacks on U.S.-bound flights thwarted

Terror attacks on U.S.-bound flights thwarted
‘A number of aircraft’ targeted

August 11, 2006
Associated Press

British authorities thwarted a terrorist plot to blow up several aircraft mid-flight between the United States and Britain using explosives smuggled in hand luggage, officials said Thursday.

Britain’s Home Secretary John Reid said the alleged plot was “significant” and that terrorists aimed to “bring down a number of aircraft through mid-flight explosions, causing a considerable loss of life” . . . [Click for more]

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