Suicide bomber sucked out of plane by blast, becomes only casualty

Suicide bomber sucked out of plane by blast, becomes only casualty
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[Ed. – Talk about justice.]

Investigators say that a 55-year-old man, Abdullahi Abdisalam Borleh, who boarded a flight on an Airbus A321 that originated in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia burst into flames after an explosion, which ripped a hole in the side of the plane and sucked him out.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the man is alleged to have used a wheelchair to circumvent security to bring a bomb on the plane, which tore a hole in the jetliner that eventually sucked him out.

The New York Post reports:

His flaming body landed near the town of Balad, some 20 miles north of Mogadishu, where it was recovered by authorities.

“An individual got onto the plane in a wheelchair and is suspected of being the suicide bomber,” the diplomat, who is in direct contact with investigators, told the paper.

The explosion jarred passengers and forced the pilot to make a dramatic descent as panic ensued. …

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