As reported by the Guardian newspaper, citing a source in the security services, one of the reasons of a ban on carrying electronic devices on Board aircraft from several countries in the Middle East was the disclosure attempts to carry on one of the flights in the bomb, disguised as an iPad.
The source the Guardian reported, when and where an explosive device was found.
Officially, the decision to limit the bringing of gadgets due to the fact that “the terrorists sought new methods of organizing terrorist acts on Board the aircraft”, reported the Ministry of internal security of the United States.
According to security expert Raffaello Pantucci, a bomb threat may come from the group “al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula” (banned in Russia) and its militant Ibrahim al-Asiri, who has long been wanted by authorities in the UK and the USA.
Earlier it was reported that the restrictions placed on flights of several airlines from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan. Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey.