Laptop bomb may have blown hole in Somali plane: US officials

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

Reuters| Last Updated: Feb 09, 2016, 03:40 AM IST

Washington: 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.