Coast Guard Responds to Bomb Threat Aboard Cruise Ship

Monday, April 23, 2007
Coast Guard Los Angeles joined Long Beach Police Department, Long Beach Harbor Patrol, and Customs and Border Protection in responding to a bomb threat made against the Carnival cruise ship Paradise Friday afternoon. The threat was phoned into the Carnival cruise line reservation center and reported to the Coast Guard by company security officials. Cruise ship Carnival Paradise is following its comprehensive security plan to include security sweeps of the ship and reinspection of all cargo and passenger luggage. The Coast Guard is working closely with partner agencies and the cruise line to ensure the safety of the ship's passengers and crew.

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