US Warns Of Toothpaste Bombs On Russia Flights

The State Department has issued a travel alert for Russia, urging Americans to "remain attentive regarding their personal security at all times."
US Warns Of Toothpaste Bombs On Russia Flights

Via AFP:

The US government warned American and foreign airlines -- just ahead of the Sochi Olympics -- that terrorists could try to hide explosives in toothpaste tubes on Russia-bound flights.

An official told AFP it has information "specifically targeting flights to Russia," where the Winter Games kick off on Friday.

In a statement, the Department of Homeland Security said that, "out of an abundance of caution," it regularly shares relevant information with partners both at home and abroad.

"While we are not aware of a specific threat to the homeland at this time, this routine communication...

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