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Police blow up suspicious suitcase at Rome airport, turned to be filled with coconuts

Rome’s airport came to a standstill on 1 October after staff blew up a suspicious bag whose contents turned out to be nothing more than a bunch of coconuts. Italian police found a suspicious suitcase in the Fiumicino airport, cordoned off the area in the waiting lounge and blew it up to see what was inside but were surprised by the contents. Freelance journalist Ned Donovan, who was inside the airport at the time, shared the experience on Twitter. “The Italian police have just blown up someone’s bag in Rome Airport…

Thief hides in suitcase, robs passengers’ bus baggage

LILLE, FRANCE: It was a mystery that had police puzzled for a while: a rash of thefts reported by passengers who had taken the 75-minute bus trip between Paris and Beauvais airport. An eagle-eyed driver has been credited with helping crack the case last week after he spotted a suspicious suitcase being loaded onto his bus as he prepared to drive from Paris to the airport, a hub for low-cost airlines. Acting on his tip-off about a large brown bag that appeared to be moving on its own, police at Beauvais pounced on a…

UK police seek information about Manchester attacker’s suitcase

LONDON: British police released a picture of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on Monday that showed him wheeling a blue suitcase on the day of the suicide attack last week, asking the public to come forward with information as their investigation continues. Abedi killed 22 people in a suicide bombing at a concert by US singer Ariana Grande last Monday, in the deadliest militant attack in Britain for 12 years. "We continue to track the final movements of Salman Abedi and are particularly interested in his whereabouts…