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Air France plane makes emergency landing after 'suspicious devices' found on board

NAIROBI - An Air France flight from Mauritius diverted and safely made an emergency landing at Kenya's port city of Mombasa after its crew alerted its captain to a suspicious device in one of its toilets, Kenya's head of police said on Sunday.
Police Inspector General Joseph Boinnet said on his Twitter account that the Boeing 777 aircraft - headed to Paris - with 459 passengers and 14 crew was safely evacuated after it landed at Moi International Airport at 12:37 a.m. on Sunday, local time."Bomb experts from the Navy and DCI (Directorate of Criminal Investigations) have retrieved the device and are determining whether the components contained explosives," Boinnet said.
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