German Airline Scare Mysterious Suitcase Didn't Contain Bomb

Security officials in Namibia, a popular destination for German tourists, discovered a suspicious package at the country's international airport on Wednesday that included components used to make bombs. German officials now say the suitcase, found during the loading of a Munich-bound flight, was designed to test airport security and posed no threat to passengers.
Passengers check in their luggage at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, on Thursday.

Passengers check in their luggage at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, on Thursday.

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