Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administrator David Pekoske, centre, talks during a news conference in Los Angeles' Union Station on Tuesday to announce the deployment of ThruVision suicide vest-detection technology on the Los Angeles subway. Photo: AP

Los Angeles’ subway is first in US to install body scanners, looking for suicide vests and assault rifles

The ThruVision scanners can process 2,000 passengers per hour

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Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administrator David Pekoske, centre, talks during a news conference in Los Angeles' Union Station on Tuesday to announce the deployment of ThruVision suicide vest-detection technology on the Los Angeles subway. Photo: AP
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