Laptop bomb may have blown hole in Somali plane: U.S. officials

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Posted: Feb 08, 2016 4:40 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators examining an explosion that blew a hole in a Somali airliner last week believe the damage was caused by a bomb hidden in a laptop computer, U.S. officials said on Monday.

The officials said investigators believe the bomber had some type of connection to Daallo Airlines or airport personnel.

(Reporting by Mark Hosenball; Editing by Tim Ahmann)