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TSA agents at Baltimore airport find missile launcher in man's luggage

This missile launcher was found in luggage at the Baltimore airport. [TWITTER]
By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com
Posted: Jul. 29, 2019 4:53 pm

TSA agents find all sorts of contraband in passengers' baggage, but one recent discovery at Baltimore's airport left them stunned.

During a routine check Monday, the agents say they discovered a missile launcher in a man's checked bag, TV station WDAF reports.

The unidentified man, a resident of East Texas, told the TSA he was a member of the military and was heading home from Kuwait. The missile launcher, he claimed, was a souvenir.

The launcher wasn't live, the TSA said, so agents let the man go after confiscating the device. Military weapons are never allowed in carry-on and checked baggage, according to WDAF.  

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