Posted: 12:23 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013
By Rick Couri
The clothes are reported to become potentially devastating after being dipped in a special liquid. Once the clothes dry they become highly explosive.
To make matters worse they are feared to be undetectable with current security devices.
American operatives looking into the claims say of the liquid "It's ingenious."
al-Qaeda explosives guru Ibrahim al-Asiri is thought to be the man behind the new threat.
Just last month TSA chief John Pistole pointed out the group had a newer, better underwear bomb and are close to perfecting explosives that are surgically implanted in the body cavities of “Frankenbombers.”
Last week the US closed embassies in Africa and the Middle East after communications were intercepted that hinted terrorist acts might be carried out in the area.
The intel came when what amounted to a conference call among high ranking terrorist officials was tapped into.
Many American diplomats are being flown back to the US but at this time tourists are being told they can travel to the areas if they so choose.
al-Qaeda and others in Yemen are upset as Unites States drones continue to strike and kill targets in the Middle East.
Most or all of the diplomatic posts are expected to remain closed for at least the rest of this week.