Bomb plot foiled: Experts analyse new underpants bomb


Experts in the United States have been analysing a sophisticated new al-Qaeda bomb to work out whether it could have slipped past airport security and blown up an airplane.

US officials said the plot by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to attack a US-bound plane using an updated 'underwear bomb' was foiled by an insider infiltrating a terror cell.

Gordon Correra reports.

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