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Dubai airports to avoid using body scanners

Dubai's General Department of Airport Security has said body scanners will not be used to ensure security at Dubai airports in order to preserve passengers' privacy, and that other advanced devices will be used instead, Khaleej Times has reported. Several countries have opposed the use of body scanner, especially Arab countries, as it is a violation of Arab traditions and customs, Pilot Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed bin Thani, director of the department said.