TSA to fliers: Leave grenades at home

09/12/2013 | Network World

The Transportation Security Administration took to its blog this week reminding fliers not to bring hand grenades with them. So far this year, they have recovered 43 grenades in carry-on bags and 40 in checked luggage. "The majority of these grenades were inert, replica, or novelty items, but a few were live smoke, flare, riot, and flash bang grenades, which can pose major safety issues to aircraft and also violate FAA hazmat regulations," the TSA wrote.

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