Kuwait: Precautionary Evacuation of a Plane Headed to Jordan

تم نشره في Sat 21 May / May 2016. 12:00 AM
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KUWAIT — A security source with the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior confirms that there the claims of there being a bomb found on a Kuwaiti airliner to Jordan are invalid, and that the evacuation rises to no level beyond precautionary, according to the official’s statement to the Jordan News Agency (Petra) correspondent in Kuwait, who reassured that this is nothing more than a routine precautionary measure given the surrounding regional situation, where by some plans are chosen to be evacuated and searched.

The “Qabas” Kuwaiti newspaper had stated from a security source earlier that the airliner to Jordan was evacuated of its 230 passengers after reports came in about an unknown suspected to be involved with “ISIS”, saying there is a bomb on the plane.