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Passenger with explosive device detained at Philadelphia International

A small area of Philadelphia International has been reopened after a bomb squad determined a passenger was carrying fireworks in his luggage.

The 29-year-old man has been detained and is being questioned by law enforcement.

The passenger apparently forgot he was carrying the fireworks, a Philadelphia Police spokesperson said. The man never made it past security, and no flights were affected.

The man was planning to board a US Airways flight to San Francisco. The plane was not in danger, said investigators.

NBC News and NBCPhiladelphia.com contributed to this report.

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