NBC Miami: A man has been arrested after FBI and TSA officials said his luggage contained volatile gun parts, which caused his bag to explode Tuesday just before it was about to be loaded on a plane.
The unidentified 37-year-old man had 500 to 700 bullet primers in his luggage. Primers are considered the "spark plugs" of a bullet and ignites the gun powder, projecting it toward the intended target.
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Incompetence: TSA Misses Bag Full of Bullet Primers
They did manage to fondle a couple of children and do a virtual strip search on an attractive model they picked out of the line. The guy with the bag of explosives wasn't a priority.