Cheyenne WY (KGWN) - The United States has issued a warning about toothpaste bombs on flights into Russia. A law enforcement source says that a warning was directed at American and International Airlines with direct flights into Russia. The source says airlines need to be aware of the possibility that explosive materials could be concealed in toothpaste or cosmetic tubes. The alert was sent out based on intelligence from law enforcement sources. The source emphasized that there was no known threat to the United States.
The winter Olympics kick-offs in the resort town of Sochi, Russia, with the opening ceremony on Friday.