War At Home: TSA Searching For Suicide Vests On Subways With New Technology Scanning Passengers’ Bodies


Metro passengers in Los Angeles will soon be screened with TSA technology that will help officials detect explosives like suicide vests, officials said Wednesday. The announcement comes just two days after a man detonated a pipe bomb in a New York City subway station in an attempted terror attack.

A three-day test of the devices started Tuesday at one of Los Angeles’ busiest transit hubs, the 7th Street Metro Station downtown. The short-term demonstration is a preview for a 2018 rollout that will bring the devices to more stations across America’s second most-populous city.

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Source: Newsweek