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Hidden weapons at airport security: TSA reveals 10 scary surprises
Comedian Joan Rivers, statesman Henry Kissinger and singer Jennifer Hudson have all been patted down as part of airport security. No one -- not celebrities, toddlers, or seniors in wheelchairs -- are exempt from being frisked for hidden weapons by the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA says that the tactics are necessary to keep air travel safe, citing the huge arsenal of weapons its agents have uncovered from passengers at the nation's airports.
Here are 10 weapons -- including claymore mines and a tomahawk -- that the TSA has uncovered in the last year hidden under clothes or in carry-on bags.
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September 27, 2012