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Australia thwarts plan for 'Islamic-inspired' bomb attack on plane

Travellers warned to prepare for more significant disruptions as traffic picked up during the week

Police helping to screen passengers at Sydney Airport on Sunday. Melbourne Airport also was preparing for delays during peak weekday periods.


SECURITY has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled "Islamic-inspired" plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four men were arrested, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said on Sunday.

The increased security...

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