BREAKING NEWS: Air France flight makes emergency landing on way to Paris after bomb scare aboard plane
A suspicious device found in the toilet of an Air France flight to Paris is a bomb, Kenyan authorities have said.
Two suspects from flight 463 – which was carrying 472 people – are being questioned by Kenyan security forces after the Paris-bound flight from Mauritius was forced to make an emergency landing in Mombasa at 12.37am when a suspicious looking package was discovered in the toilet.
A statement was posted online by Kenya Airports Authority under the headning “Kenyan Security foil a bombing attempt on Air France”.
The statement said: “Kenyan bomb experts discover a bomb inside Air France at Moi International Airport, Mombasa. The explosive was carried away to a safe place outside the airport.
“Bomb experts from the Kenya Navy took the bomb away to safety. The Kenyan security is zeroing in on two passengers who appear suspicious.
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