Jomo Kenyatta International Airport was on Wednesday temporarily closed following a bomb scare in one of Kenya Airways' planes. According to the source, the said passenger who has since been arrested mentioned the word bomb in an argument, making passengers panic. The unfortunate bomb scare incident was reported on flight KQ 762, which was departing from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for OR-Tambo International Airport Johannesburg,” he said in a statement to newsrooms. He added, “KQ would like to report that the passenger who raised the bomb scare has been taken into police custody. Earlier on, the Kenya Airports Authority received intelligence that Somalia-based terror group was planning to attack airports during the Easter holiday.
Source: The Star April 17, 2019 13:48 UTC