Thursday, 18 November 2010

Suspected Bomb Found on Flight to Munich *updated*

Update to my earlier "hmmmmmmmm": This story seemed kind of odd, and as I suspected (and thankfully) no explosives were found.

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

He said it was unusual because detonators are usually the hardest things for terrorist groups to find, while explosives are easier - particularly in Namibia, due to the country's mining industry.

The BKA said an X-ray of the luggage revealed batteries wired to a "detonator and a ticking clock".

It added: "Only the ongoing forensic investigation will show whether this was a live explosive."