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Canada bans most carry-on luggage

Canada bans most carry-on luggage

Canadian officials banned most carry-on luggage for U.S. bound passengers following a Christmas Day attack on a U.S. airliner.
Transport Canada said Monday passengers may only carry medical devices, small purses, cameras, laptop computers, canes, walkers, diaper bags, musical instruments and bags containing "life-sustaining items."
Transport Canada said in a statement they are trying to alleviate the backlog at security checkpoints. Police are now helping with security at the nation's airports after Transport Canada requested assistance.
Authorities are also performing a secondary search of passengers after they pass the main security check point.
It says the measures are expected to remain in place at for several days.


Updated : 2021-04-11 18:12 GMT+08:00