Another man gets past Dhaka airport scanners with gun


In less than a week, a second man has gotten past the security checks armed with a gun

The security measures of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport once again came under scrutiny with a second gun scare in just four days.

According to airport sources, on Friday morning, a passenger passed through the security check inside a domestic terminal without any alarms raised by the machine or the security officers, reports Bangla Tribune.

Immediately afterwards, the passenger, Md Mamun Ali, declared carrying a licensed firearm and seven rounds.

He had tickets for a US-Bangla Airlines BS131 flight to Sylhet around 11am.

After passing the domestic terminal security measures at the airport, Mamun asked if he was clear to be boarded.

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Source:Dhaka Tribune