The US has specific Threats against Entebbe International Airport. The US Embassy in Uganda is also on High alert. Also last month the US had discovered the Terrorists ISIL, Al Nusra, and AQAP all working to together on making some new bombs. Non-metallic and enough of a concern due to those in Europe and the US having passports that are fighting in Syria and for the Terrorists. US thinks al Nusra will try and go for a plane in Europe or going after the US. What say ye?
Extra security for US-bound travellers from Europe and the Middle East has been implemented at airports amid concerns from the US embassy in Uganda......
US-bound travellers from Europe and the Middle East have faced tighter airport security, due to fears that Muslim extremists are developing new explosives that could be slipped onto planes undetected.
The stepped-up security checks were ordered as the US embassy in Uganda warned of a "specific threat" to attack Kampala's Entebbe international airport on Thursday between 1800 and 2000 GMT (0400 and 0600 AEST Friday)
Although the embassy did not name any group, Al-Qaeda linked Shebab insurgents have claimed recent attacks in neighbouring Kenya and Djibouti, and at home in Somalia.....snip~
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