Boston airport scare was false alarm

Two suspicious packages that provoked the evacuation of the cargo area of Boston’s Logan Airport were harmless, officials said. Two security dogs had singled out duffel bags marked with Nigerian addresses, which were then checked by police bomb investigators and X-rayed. The scare came weeks after two parcel bombs sent by air freight to the […]


Two suspicious packages that provoked the evacuation of the cargo area of Boston’s Logan Airport were harmless, officials said. Two security dogs had singled out duffel bags marked with Nigerian addresses, which were then checked by police bomb investigators and X-rayed. The scare came weeks after two parcel bombs sent by air freight to the US were intercepted in Dubai and the UK. The Boston Globe reported the bags contained bedding material and fabrics.