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12 Arrested On Turned Back India-Bound Airplane

From Reuters:

Dutch arrest 12 on U.S. plane bound for India

Wed Aug 23, 2006 5:48 PM BST

By Nicola Leske

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch police arrested 12 passengers on a U.S. Northwest Airlines plane bound for India which was forced to turn back to Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Wednesday, news agency ANP reported.

ANP said a police spokesman said 12 were arrested, but declined to give further details due to the ongoing investigation. Dutch police were not immediately available to comment on the ANP report.

The Dutch defence ministry said earlier the pilot decided to turn back after the crew said several of the 149 passengers on flight 42 to Mumbai were behaving suspiciously

Last month serial bomb blasts hit commuter trains in Mumbai, killing more than 180 people. Indian police said on Tuesday they had foiled another possible attack in the city after they shot dead a suspected Pakistani national…

The article neglects to mention that the Mumbai bombing in India were the handiwork of the Religion of Peace.

Anyway, as they say, developing…

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