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Man held in Airport after a gun is found in his bag

A 61-year-old man held in Ben Gurion Airport early morning Sunday after a pistol was found in his carry-on bag.

 

The weapon was found by airport security X-ray screening.

 

Airport security forces took him in for questioning, ruling out the possibility for a planned attack.

 

The gun was confiscated and the civilian was allowed to board his flight to London.