Tougher US air screening for 'security-risk' countries

The US has introduced tougher screening rules for passengers arriving by air from 14 nations which the authorities deem to be a security risk. Travellers from Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Yemen and Cuba will be among those facing body pat-down searches and carry-on baggage checks. It follows an alleged attempt to blow up a plane on Christmas Day.

2010-01-04

 security air travel discrimination USA

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