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A bomb disguised as a meat-mincer has triggered higher security on flights from Turkey to the US. Following an attempt by a passenger to board an Etihad Airways flight from Australia with a bomb made with explosives airfreighted from Turkey, the TSA has mandated enhanced screening of cargo from Turkey via a new security directive. It will ensure “cargo flying to the United States is screened and secured in accordance with the Air Cargo Advance Screening Program,” said a TSA spokesperson.


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