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Saudi man arrested with pressure cooker at Detroit airport

Posted at 11:08 AM, May 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-14 11:22:06-04

A Saudi Arabian man is under arrest after flying into Detroit airport with a pressure cooker.

Hussain Al Kwawahir is accused of lying to customs agents and using a passport with a missing page.

Kwawahir told authorities the cooker was a gift for his nephew.

Pressure cookers packed with explosive powder and shrapnel were used in the Boston Marathon bombings.