Somali plane bomb 'was hidden in laptop': intelligence officials

A picture taken on February 3, 2016 shows a plane operated by Daallo Airlines, after it made an emergency landing on February 2 in Mogadishu following a blastSomali intelligence officials investigating a bomb blast on a commercial jet released surveillance footage Sunday appearing to show a passenger being given a laptop in which the bomb was concealed. The blast on Tuesday ripped a hole in the Daallo Airlines plane fuselage shortly after it took off from Somalia’s main airport, killing one person and forcing an emergency landing. The newly released surveillance footage shows the suspected bomber being handed a laptop by two other men, one of whom is wearing a security jacket, the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) said.

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