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Man removed from same flight as Christmas attack

DETROIT (AP) - Officials say they've taken a passenger into custody who was onboard the same Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines flight that was attacked Christmas Day after he became verbally disruptive.

A law enforcement official says the man was Nigerian and had locked himself in the plane's bathroom. An airport spokesman says the pilot requested emergency assistance when the flight arrived. A spokeswoman for Delta, which operates the flight, says crew members requested the man be removed from Flight 253 and the remaining 255 passengers got off safely.

The Obama administration has promised a review of security procedures after a passenger attempted to blow up Flight 253 Christmas Day.

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