The US-bound package discovered on a plane in Dubai contained explosives and an electrical circuit linked to a mobile phone SIM card, according to police reports. Dubai police said the bomb, discovered in the ink cartridge of a computer printer in a shipment of air cargo from Yemen bound for the United States, contained the powerful explosive PETN and bore the hallmarks of al-Qaeda. The plan was bound for a synagogue in Chicago from Yemen. A similar device was discovered on a cargo plane at East Midlands Airport in the UK. Dubai police have stated they were tipped off by

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