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Explosives Found on Italian Passenger Jet-Police

Italian police discovered and safely removed explosives aboard an Alitalia passenger plane at an airport in eastern Italy after receiving an anonymous tip-off, a police source said on Friday. The small package of explosives, which had been tucked under one of the seats, was destroyed in a controlled blast after it was found aboard the aircraft at Ancona airport on Thursday afternoon. Police were examining passenger lists on Friday while forensic experts were trying to determine the exact nature of the explosives. Italian news agency AGI said there was no fuse or detonator in the package and that it could not have exploded no matter what type of material it contained. AGI did not give a source for the report. Full Story

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