The 27-year old, a Frenchman of Algerian descent (imagine that!) had, among other weapons, five bars of plastic explosives and two detonators. As a baggage handler, he had access to several restricted areas inside the airport.
I will be traveling through Europe during the new year, but I won't be flying. There are too many nutjobs to feel comfortable flying in Europe. It may be irrational, but I still feel safer in the United States, with all of its problems, than I ever will here in Europe.
posted on December 30, 2002 06:47 PM
A terror attack was most definitely squashed...scary.