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The World

January 14, 1987

A 26-year-old Lebanese was arrested at Milan airport carrying 24 pounds of plastic explosives in his luggage, police said. The man, identified as Bakhir Khodr, arrived on a flight from Beirut via Geneva and had passed through Italian customs before being stopped by police, who were suspicious about his hand luggage. The explosives were hidden inside two picture frames Khodr was carrying and in several Easter eggs in his baggage.

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