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Bomb Discovered at Shiphol Airport Led to Stringent Security Measures

Officials at Shiphol Airport disclosed that the direct reason for the stringent security measures taken at the airport over the weekend was the discovery of a bomb last week on the front wheel of a KLM aircraft. According to officials, the bomb was placed in such a-way as to explode on takeoff.

The Dutch daily, “De Telegraph,” yesterday gave the names of four Palestinians believed responsible for the aborted attack. They were identified as George Antoin-Hawa, 31, who was reportedly connected with the Lufthansa hijacking last Nov.; Azieif Housavn, 20; and two others identified only as Fowel and Ghaour. The paper said two of the men had been seen in Holland recently.