Homeland Security adviser John Brennan
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John Brennan: Yemen devices 'intended to do harm'

Two packages originating in Yemen and destined for the United States contained devices that "intended to do harm", Homeland Security adviser John Brennan has said.

The packages, addressed to synagogues in Chicago, were intercepted in Dubai and Britain.

Cargo planes were also searched at Newark in New Jersey, and Philadelphia.

  • 29 Oct 2010