Canadian man arrested in connection with airplane bomb threat

Swedish police report no explosives have been found

A plane en route from Toronto to Pakistan has landed abruptly in Stockholm, Sweden after Canadian police informed the pilot that a man carrying explosives may be on board. The Pakistani International Airlines Boeing 777 carried about 250 passengers. “A woman called police from a payphone in Canada and told Canadian police about the man. She said the man may have had explosives, but he passed security checks,” said Stockholm district police spokesman Janne Hedlund. The man is said to be of Pakistani descent but carrying a Canadian passport. There were no injuries and no explosives have been discovered.

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