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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-13-12 07:43 AM
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Arrest after Amsterdam airport evacuated
Source: CBS News

February 13, 2012 5:54 AM (CBS/AP)
Updated at 7:42 a.m. Eastern

Arrest after Amsterdam airport evacuated

Airport police at Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport said they had arrested a man who locked himself in a toilet and claimed to have a bomb Monday morning.

Parts of the airport remained evacuated Monday afternoon. Spokesman Rob van Kapel said the man had been arrested and did not pose any threat.

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On Christmas Day, 2009, a Nigerian student managed to smuggle explosives onto a flight from Schiphol to Detroit after flying into Amsterdam from Lagos.

He has pleaded guilty to trying to blow up the Northwest Airlines plane by injecting chemicals into a package of pentrite explosive concealed in his underwear and is due to be sentenced Thursday. He faces life imprisonment.


Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57376365/arrest-aft...
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