Bomb implants? Not too likelyHiding explosives inside of a person surgically just is not practical, terror analysts say
By Bart Jansen
BOSTON, Ma. - Is the next terrorist threat in the skies a suicide bomber with explosives surgically implanted in his body?
The prospect was enough to frighten a
US Airways crew and cause a flight from Paris to Charlotte to be diverted May 22 after attendants said passenger Lucie Zeeko Marigot hinted that she had a bomb inside her body.
She didn't. And terrorism analysts say it's unlikely she could have, given the technical and practical difficulties in making an effective bomb, implanting it and detonating it.
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