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Reports that security is being stepped up at US airports amid new concerns that terrorists may try to hide bombs inside their bodies.
Unbelievable stopped ABC news is reporting that terrorists are looking to surgically implant an explosive.
Is suicide bomber to detonate on board an airplane.
But Homeland Security cautions that there is no indication at this point of any specific threats of this national correspondent Steve Centanni -- Live in Washington to Steve what do they think -- the potential for this kind of attack.
Well Martha US authorities do take it very seriously it's an ongoing threat to something they've been considering ever since the attempted bombing of the US plane in Detroit in 2009.
You remember in that case Umar Farooq Abdullah -- had a bomb hidden in his underwear it injured him but failed to explode when he tried to detonate that device.
The bomb maker for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Ibrahim Allah series.
As reportedly experimented with bombs implanted inside the human body so far there's been no such terrorist attack.
And this kind of threat itself is not new a spokesman for US Homeland Security said in a statement DHS understand.
That threats to our security continue to evolve although al-Qaeda.
-- that that is although al-Qaeda and its affiliates and allies have expressed continued interest to carry out attacks against western interest.
We have no indication of any specific credible threats or plots against the US tied to -- one year anniversary of bin Laden's death and of course that anniversary is today.
Any comment from the White House -- it.
Well in general they say al-Qaeda of course continues to be serious threat even though -- organization has been diminished by US actions.
Here's White House counterterrorism advisor John Brennan.
Despite the great progress we've made against al-Qaeda it would be a mistake to believe this threat has passed.
Al-Qaeda and its associated forces still have the intent to attack the United States.
And we have seen lone individuals including American citizens.
Often inspired by al-Qaeda -- murderous ideology.
Kill innocent Americans and seek to do us harm.
And -- says the al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen continues to be the most active arm of the terrorist group market Steve thank you season time.
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