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Egypt-Bound Airliner Lands in Bulgaria on `Joke' Bomb Threat

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Bulgarian authorities said no bomb was found on a plane flying from Warsaw to the Egyptian resort of Hurghada on the Red Sea after it made an emergency landing when a passenger warned that a bomb may be on board.

The 67-year-old Pole, whose identity wasn’t released, admitted to making the threat in jest after drinking alcohol, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry said in a statement posted on its website on Thursday. He’s being questioned, it said.