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AP source: Man on flight possibly sneaking smoke

 

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Qatari diplomat trying to sneak a smoke in an airplane bathroom sparked a bomb scare Wednesday night on a flight from Washington to Denver, with fighter jets scrambled and law enforcement put on high alert, law enforcement officials said.

 

No explosives were found on the man. and officials do not believe he was trying to to harm anyone, according to a senior law enforcement officials who spoke on condition of anonymity.

The sources asked not to be identified because they were not authorized to discuss the ongoing investigation.

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