The French anti-terrorist unit gave information of a possible explosive on board flight 385 to SEBIN, Venezuela's Bolivarian Intelligence Service Saturday, the Latin American Herald Tribune reported.
"It was assumed that explosive had been placed on a plane to detonate in flight between Caracas-Paris or Paris-Caracas," Venezuela Minister for the Interior, Justice and Peace Miguel Rodriguez told state television channel Venezolana de Television.
"So far the information we have is the intent of a terrorist group to place an explosive on a France [to] Venezuela flight," he added.
Venezuelan authorities halted the flight's departure and searched the plane, the newspaper said.
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