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US transport security's Instagram shows confiscated guns and fireworks

We think it’s bad to carry liquids on board.

SOME PEOPLE REALLY push the boundaries of airport security by trying to carry on liquids and sharp items.

However, these people really took it to the extreme when they tried get firearms, weapons and fireworks passed the US’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Lucky for us the TSA set up an Instagram account and have documented many of the items confiscated. Check them out here:

US transport security's Instagram shows confiscated guns and fireworks
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    Fireworks don't fly (on planes) read the caption with this image. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)
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    Bayonet and throwing knife discovered at LongBeach. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)
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    Belt buckle knife discovered at Newark. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)
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    Knife that looks like a gun was found in Cleveland. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)
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    Loaded firearm discovered in a carry-on bag at Austin Bergstrom Airport. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)
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    Loaded firearm discovered in a carry-on bag in Albuquerque. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)
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    Credit card knife discovered in Miami. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)
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    Derringers discovered at Charleston. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)
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    Stun gun disguised as a pack of cigarettes discovered at Cleveland. (Pic: TSA/Instagram)

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