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Bomb Threat at SJU - Terminal A (B6) Evacuated

Bomb Threat at SJU - Terminal A (B6) Evacuated

Old Sep 10, 13, 7:55 pm
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Bomb Threat at SJU - Terminal A (B6) Evacuated

http://www.elnuevodia.com/fbiarresta...o-1592772.html

My rough translation:

Tonight FBI Agents arrested a man accused of phoning in a bomb threat on to a Jetblue Plane at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in Isla Verde, Carolina.

According to FBI Spokesperson Moisés Quiñones, a middle aged man was detained in the San Juan metropolitan area. He remains under custody and will appear in court tomorrow (Wednesday).

The bomb threat, received at 4:35pm via the 9-1-1 system, provoked a terminal evacuation, and the airplane was moved. After following protocol, the police determined it was a false threat.

A flight to Fort Lauderdale which was scheduled to depart at 6:25pm was canceled.

Emergency responders, including the PR Police, PRPA Security, PR Fire Department, PRPD Explosives Division, and the TSA collaborated in the investigation.
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Old Sep 10, 13, 10:57 pm
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I didn't get it. What happened? How could this happen? I wasn't sure if he is not a terrorist. He could be threat.
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Old Sep 11, 13, 8:16 pm
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...n_3909835.html

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. federal agents have arrested a man on charges he phoned in a false bomb threat that forced Puerto Rico's main international airport to cancel one flight and delay several others.

Gabriel Osorio Cotto is accused of stating that a JetBlue flight at the Luis Munoz Marin airport would explode Tuesday afternoon.

U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodriguez said Wednesday that the call was made from a public phone booth. She says a nearby business had camera surveillance that helped authorities identify Osorio.

If convicted, Osorio faces up to five years in prison.
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