Following the development of Liquid Explosive
Detection Systems, the European Commission has revised the requirements for the screening of various items at U.
The Yemeni branch of al-Qaida has developed a new hard-to-detect liquid explosive
that might be used in future terrorist attacks, US officials have said.
Compliance with these standards is evaluated by ECAC through stringent lab tests to measure technology against liquid explosive
According to the ECAC site, 17 liquid explosive
detection systems have been tested positively as of 14 March 2011 (www.
The men were recruited in 2006 by Abdulla Ahmed Ali, the ringleader of a group that planned to detonate liquid explosive
bombs hidden in soft drink bottles on aircraft bound for the United States and Canada.
Prosecutors said they plotted to drill holes in the bottom of plastic drinks bottles, drain the contents and inject liquid explosive
with a syringe before sealing the holes with glue.
Homeland security letdowns include liquid explosive
detectors and scanners that can identify "dirty bombs" entering U.
Four suspects were arrested and a number of guns and containers full of liquid explosive
material were seized in the operation," Shimari said, declining to give more details.
Police have launched a murder inquiry and believe the blast was caused by a gang of girls who poured liquid explosive
through the 17-year-old's letterbox after a row over a boy.
The first device was an IED made up of two parts--a liquid explosive
and a low-yield detonator.
The FBI's Hydrogen Peroxide Liquid Explosive
According to the Guardian, the suspects were going to disguise liquid explosive
as bottles of soft drink and carry them in their hand luggage on to U.