System baggage screening at US airports saw no weapons and explosives

US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson promised to reform the system of control of baggage at airports of the country after it proved ineffective in trials.
During testing of metal detectors in 95% of cases did not respond to pass through them imitations of explosives and weapons.
In one test, a fake bomb was attached to the back of intelligence officer.
According to television channel ABC News, tests were carried out in 70 US airports, and only three of them metal detectors reacted to prohibited articles.
According to Johnson, airport security personnel waiting for retraining and equipment for baggage screening will be further tested.

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