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'Bomb' found on Germany-bound plane in Namibia, police say

'Bomb' found on Germany-bound plane in Namibia, police say 18 Nov 2010 A suspected bomb was discovered in a suitcase checked on a German-bound plane in Namibia, Germany's Federal Crime Office said on Thursday. Namibian police intercepted a suspicious object with a detonator and a running clock in the luggage on an Air Berlin plane from Windhoek to Munich. Authorities in Namibia were investigating whether the device found during the loading of the Airbus jet on Wednesday could have exploded. "A subsequent X-ray (of the luggage) revealed batteries that were attached with wires to a detonator and a ticking clock," the German authorities said in a statement.