Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
European+airports+boost+screening+over+US+fears+of+attacks
Friday, 04 July 2014 - 19:43
European airports boost screening over US fears of attacks
2,466

Views
France boosted passenger screening at its airports, responding to a Washington request for extra security for US-bound flights over fears Islamist radicals could be plotting new attacks using hard-to-detect bombs.

The French move, follows similar action by Britain, and notably impacts Europe's two busiest hubs: Heathrow and Charles de Gaulle.

Combined, an average 2.5 million passengers use those two airports each day.

French and British authorities urged passengers to allow extra time to get past the additional measures, which were not specified but were believed to focus on footwear and electronic items such as mobile phones and computers.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 17:28
The Wildlife officials in Amparai have been able to rescue 3 wild elephant calves, roaming in the area.The elephant calves were located from the Maduru... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
166 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
23,974 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,563 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,479 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
346 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
26,048 Views
Top