Bahrain arrests Briton in air security scare

By REUTERS
July 26, 2011 02:48




DUBAI - Bahrain security forces arrested a British man on suspicion of carrying explosives aboard a plane, but a search of the aircraft failed to find any, the interior ministry said on Tuesday. "Security forces stopped a British man of Asian descent on suspicion that he was carrying explosives on a plane coming to Bahrain in transit and headed to Britain," the interior ministry said on Twitter.

"After ensuring the safety of all the passengers and inspecting them and the airplane, no explosives were found aboard the plane and investigations of the suspect are continuing," the ministry said.

No further details were immediately available.


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