Security Heightened at Logan

Security has been intensified at Logan Airport, ahead of the busy Fourth of July holiday, following three attempted terror attacks in Great Britain.

State Police troopers will be monitoring the Ted Williams Tunnel leading to the airport and conducting more random inspections of vehicles. In addition, police will have a greater visible presence inside and outside of the terminals.

This comes following one incident on Friday when two Mercedes vehicles were found in London loaded with gas canisters, gasoline and nails.

On Saturday, police arrested several suspects who allegedly rammed a Jeep loaded with gas canisters into the front entrance to a Glasgow International Airport terminal.

George Naccara, Federal Security Director at Logan International Airport, claims the events in London and Glasgow have not dramatically changed their operations, although they are encouraging officials to be more aware.

"What we're doing is probably more of what we normally do, and that includes working with our partners at the State Police and the Airport Authority," Naccara said.

Police have also increased visibility of their canine teams to thwart potential terrorist threats.

This program aired on July 2, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.


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