Knives, knuckebusters and narcotics: the TSA's Instagram account is pure gold!

Cape Town - If you've ever been fascinated by the strange things people try to smuggle across borders, we have the perfect Instagram account for you to follow!

The Transportation Security Administration of the United States aka the TSA has been posting pics of confiscated items to Instagram since July last year... and boy! It's quite an eye-full!

With knives hidden in combs, keys and even iPhones, not to mention handgranades, knuckle-busters of all shapes and even throwing stars, the account gives a thrilling peek into the everyday goings on of airport security.

Check out these seven pics and try not to think about it the next time you end sitting next to a suspicious-looking passenger. 

 
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