Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Egypt Airlines Jet Hijacked to Cypress Negotiations Continue

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BBC reports most of the passengers and crew who were on board a hijacked Egyptian plane that was forced to divert to Larnaca airport in Cyprus have been freed.
EgyptAir Flight MS181 was taken over after a passenger claimed to be wearing a suicide explosive belt.

Reports say the lone hijacker wants to talk to his estranged wife in Cyprus, and the Cypriot president has said the hijack is not a terrorist incident.

Egypt's civil aviation minister said seven people remained on board the jet.

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