Airport Check-in: Guns discovered at security every day

Guns discovered at security every day, TSA says

By Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY

From USA TODAY’s Airport Check-in column: On average, two guns are discovered a day at airport security checkpoints nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration says.
“From time to time, things show up at airports that cause us to scratch our heads,” the agency says in an entry last week on its blog, which was prompted by 10 guns being found on Aug. 3.
Travelers’ most common response is that they had no knowledge that the gun was in the bag, it says. “One man even threw his wife under the bus and claimed she must have left it in there when she was packing his bag.”

Posted Aug 9 2010 5:50AM

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