Security heightened at county airport due to foiled terrorist plot
After British officials announced they thwarted a terrorist plot, travelers waited on long lines and dealt with new security rules at Westchester County Airport Thursday.
County police, canine units and the bomb squad were visible at the airport. Passengers went through strict security checks, which included disposing of any liquids or gels in carry-on luggage. British officials say the terror suspects were planning to use liquid explosives in a plot to blow up several U.S.-bound planes.
Passengers at the airport say they are willing to deal with the inconvenience to remain safe. Most said they are not afraid to fly and are happy with the increase in security measures. To view other increased security measures click here.
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