Passenger jet lands in Budapest due to bomb threat: police

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Posted: Dec 07, 2015 7:35 AM

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A passenger jet headed from Berlin to Hurghada in Egypt landed in Budapest on Monday due to a bomb threat, police said.

Police spokeswoman Viktoria Csiszer-Kovacs told Reuters the threat had been aimed at the airline operator but declined to name the company. She said police were searching passengers and luggage on the jet.

(Reporting by Budapest newsroom; Editing by Catherine Evans)