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Warning in Arabic found in box suspected of carrying bomb

All News 11:39 January 30, 2016

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- Police said Saturday that they have found a warning message written in Arabic inside a box recently discovered at South Korea's main airport that raised terror alarms in the country.

The message, which was written in Arabic on half the size of A4 paper, reads, "This is the last warning to you." It was not a handwritten but a printed sentence with some grammatical errors, according to the police.

The discovery was announced a day after the police found a box suspected to contain explosive devices in a men's bathroom in Incheon International Airport.

The area was cordoned off, but no explosives or detonators were found with two butane canisters and one bottled water taped to it.

Also found inside the box, along with the warning message, were guitar strings, electric cords, batteries and some pieces of vegetables, the police said.

With the discovery of the memo, the police are raising the possibility that a Muslim terror organization might be involved or it is just a hoax or a copycat. They are currently checking security cameras installed around the restroom in which the box was found.

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