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Air China Flight Threatened (Folo) Monitors Say Uighurs Make Threat on Games

August 10, 2008

An Air China flight from central Japan turned back on Friday after the airline received a bomb threat in an e-mail message that also said the Beijing Olympic Games site would be attacked, the Japanese police and media said, Reuters reported from Tokyo.

The Japanese media said the message included a threat to bring the flight to Chongqing down in Beijing, where the opening ceremony was due to be staged later on Friday. The flight landed safely, the airport police said.

Originally published by Reuters.

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