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Grenade found at LAX: Five flights delayed; man arrested

Five flights delayed after grenade discovered in carry-on bag at LAX

A man was arrested Tuesday when a hand grenade was found in a carry-on bag at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said.

According to a Transportation Security Agency statement, five flights were delayed as officials dealt with the grenade, an Mk 2 model formerly used by the U.S. military, which was discovered at Terminal 1. About 800 passengers were affected.

"The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team transported the grenade to an offsite location to be disrupted," the statement said.

The name of the man who was arrested was not released.

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