Libya hijack: Plane carrying 118 diverted to Malta

  • Libya hijack: Plane carrying 118 diverted to Malta
23-12-2016 | Pratidin Bureau. |

An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked and diverted to Malta where it landed on Friday.
 
Two hijackers had threatened to blow up the Airbus A320, which had 118 people aboard.
 
Maltese PM Joseph Muscat said security forces were standing by.
 
The aircraft had been flying from Sebha in southwest Libya to Tripoli for state-owned Afriqiyah Airways.
 
There were two hijackers involved, who threatened to bomb the plane, according to initial reports.

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