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Leesburg man charged with fake bomb threat on cruise ship

Authorities have arrested a 31-year-old Leesburg man after a bomb threat was reported on a Carnival Cruise Lines ship outside Port Canaveral, Fla.

Khalil Ibrahim Zarou has been charged with false report about planting a bomb.

The threat was reported aboard the Carnival Sensation early Sunday morning. The U.S. Coast Guard, FBI and Brevard County Sheriff's Office searched the ship and determined the threat was a hoax.

The ship was detained offshore and cleared to proceed at about 10:45 a.m.

About 3,470 passengers and crew members were on board.

-- Florida Today

By Washington Post Editors  |  March 29, 2010; 8:10 AM ET
Categories:  Around the Nation , Loudoun  
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NO WAY!!!

Posted by: rockettonu | March 29, 2010 11:07 AM | Report abuse

Nat is pissed!

Posted by: rockettonu | March 29, 2010 4:28 PM | Report abuse

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