AIRCRAFT SECURITY UPDATE

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Britain’s emergency planning committee Cobra is meeting today to discuss calls for a review of air cargo security in the wake of bombs discovered on two planes. Some are calling for tighter screening for air freight – although many in the industry say security is already over burdensome. Bombs disguised in printer cartridges were found on planes in the UK and Dubai on Friday, originating in Yemen and addressed to Synagogues in the Chicago area of the US. US officials identify a Saudi-born bomb-maker as the prime suspect. Olly Barratt reports.

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