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Smoking Kuwaiti plane passenger makes bomb threat

A Kuwaiti man who had been kicked off an Jazeera Airways flight in Kuwait for refusing to stop smoking then allegedly made a hoax bomb call

Smoking Kuwaiti plane passenger makes bomb threat

A Kuwaiti made a hoax bomb call because he was angry at being kicked off a plane for smoking, Kuwait International Airport security officials have said.

The hoax caused an Jazeera Airways flight travelling from Kuwait to Beirut to be delayed.

The man, aged in his 20s, had been ordered off the plane for refusing to stop smoking, Kuwait Times reported.

He was later arrested.

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