Did you pack your bag yourself? How questions prevented what could have been the UK’s deadliest air terror attack.

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LONDON - Many will be very familiar with the barrage of questions post 9/11 upon checking in, particularly for US bound transatlantic flights. Did you pack your bag yourself? Did anyone give you anything to take with you? Are you carrying any dangerous goods? Fastidious, tedious and time consuming these questions may seem, just 35 years ago at London Heathrow Airport it was because of these questions that almost 400 lives were saved. In April 2021, Israel’s Channel 13 revealed for the first time, first-hand accounts of the security staff and the events that followed. Accounts and information provided in this article have been translated from Hebrew to English where appropriate. The case of Nezar Hindawi The date is Thu
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